What is Percocet?
Percocet contains a mix of acetaminophen and oxycodone. Oxycodone is an opioid torment prescription. An opioid is in some cases called an opiate. Acetaminophen is a less powerful torment reliever that expands the impacts of oxycodone.
Percocet is utilized to alleviate direct to serious agony.
Percocet may likewise be utilized for purposes not recorded in this prescription guide.
You ought not utilize Percocet on the off chance that you have as of late utilized liquor, tranquilizers, sedatives, or other opiate medicines.
This solution can moderate or stop your breathing and might be propensity framing. Utilize just your recommended measurement, and gulp down the pill to maintain a strategic distance from a conceivably deadly dosage. Never share Percocet with someone else.
Abuse OF THIS MEDICINE CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, particularly in a youngster or other individual utilizing the medication without a remedy.
Try not to utilize Percocet on the off chance that you have utilized a MAO inhibitor in the previous 14 days, for example, isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue infusion, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, or tranylcypromine.
Try not to take more Percocet than is prescribed. An overdose of acetaminophen can harm your liver or cause passing. Call your specialist immediately on the off chance that you have queasiness, torment in your upper stomach, tingling, loss of craving, dim pee, earth shaded stools, or jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes).
Oxycodone may cause perilous withdrawal side effects in an infant if the mother has taken this medication amid pregnancy.
An overdose of acetaminophen can harm your liver or cause demise. Call your specialist without a moment’s delay on the off chance that you have queasiness, torment in your upper stomach, tingling, loss of hunger, dull pee, dirt hued stools, or jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes).
Quit taking this medication and summon your specialist right on the off chance that you have skin redness or a rash that spreads and causes rankling and peeling.
Deadly reactions can happen in the event that you utilize this prescription with liquor, or with different medications that reason laziness or moderate your relaxing.
Before taking this medication
You ought not utilize Percocet in the event that you are hypersensitive to acetaminophen (Tylenol) or oxycodone, or if:
you have extreme asthma or breathing issues;
you have a blockage in your stomach or digestion tracts, including disabled ileus; or
you have as of late utilized liquor, narcotics, sedatives, or other opiate meds.
A few medications can associate with oxycodone and cause a genuine condition called serotonin disorder. Make sure your specialist knows whether you likewise take drug for wretchedness, psychological maladjustment, Parkinson’s ailment, headache cerebral pains, genuine diseases, or avoidance of queasiness and heaving. Ask your specialist before rolling out any improvements in how or when you take your solutions.
To ensure Percocet is ok for you, tell your specialist in the event that you have:
any sort of breathing issue or lung infection;
liver sickness, cirrhosis, or in the event that you drink liquor every day;
a past filled with sedate manhandle, liquor habit, or psychological maladjustment;
kidney malady, pee issues;
issues with your gallbladder, pancreas, thyroid, or adrenal organ;
a background marked by head damage, cerebrum tumor, or seizures; or
on the off chance that you utilize a soothing like Valium (diazepam, alprazolam, lorazepam, Ativan, Klonopin, Restoril, Tranxene, Versed, Xanax, and others).
Percocet will probably cause breathing issues in more seasoned grown-ups and individuals who are seriously poorly, malnourished, or generally incapacitated.
In the event that you utilize oxycodone while you are pregnant, your child could wind up plainly subject to the medication. This can cause perilous withdrawal manifestations in the infant after it is conceived. Children conceived subject to propensity framing drug may require therapeutic treatment for half a month. Tell your specialist on the off chance that you are pregnant or plan to end up noticeably pregnant.
Acetaminophen and oxycodone may go into bosom drain and could hurt a nursing child. You ought not bosom sustain while utilizing this prescription.
By what method would it be a good idea for me to take Percocet?
Take Percocet precisely as endorsed. Take after all headings on your remedy mark. Oxycodone can moderate or stop your breathing, particularly when you begin utilizing this solution or at whatever point your measurements is changed. Never utilize Percocet in bigger sums, or for longer than endorsed. An overdose can harm your liver or cause passing. Tell your specialist if the solution appears to quit filling in also in assuaging your torment.
Oxycodone might be propensity shaping, even at consistent measurements. Never share Percocet with someone else, particularly somebody with a past filled with tranquilize mishandle or habit. Abuse OF NARCOTIC MEDICINE CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, particularly in a tyke or other individual utilizing the drug without a remedy. Offering or giving ceaselessly Percocet is illegal.
In the event that you require surgery, tell the specialist early that you are utilizing this solution. You may need to quit utilizing the pharmaceutical for a brief timeframe.
Try not to quit utilizing Percocet abruptly after long haul utilize, or you could have unpalatable withdrawal indications. Ask your specialist how to securely quit utilizing the drug.
Store at room temperature far from dampness and warmth. Monitor the measure of medication utilized from each new jug. Oxycodone is a medication of mishandle and you ought to know whether anybody is utilizing your pharmaceutical shamefully or without a medicine.
Try not to keep extra Percocet tablets. Request that your drug specialist where find a medication reclaim transfer program. On the off chance that there is no reclaim program, flush any unused tablets down the can.
Never pound a Percocet tablet to breathe in the powder or blend it into a fluid to infuse the medication into your vein.
What happens in the event that I miss a dosage?
Since this drug is utilized for torment, you are not prone to miss a measurement. Skirt any missed measurement in the event that it is nearly time for your next planned dosage. Try not to utilize additional medication to make up the missed dosage.
What happens if I overdose?
Look for crisis restorative consideration or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose can be lethal, particularly in a kid or other individual utilizing Percocet without a remedy. Overdose side effects may incorporate moderate breathing and heart rate, extreme languor, muscle shortcoming, icy and damp skin, pinpoint understudies, and blacking out.
The principal indications of an acetaminophen overdose incorporate loss of craving, queasiness, spewing, stomach agony, sweating, and disarray or shortcoming.
What would it be advisable for me to keep away from while taking Percocet?
Try not to drink liquor. Hazardous symptoms or demise could happen.
Percocet may debilitate your reasoning or responses. Abstain from driving or working apparatus until the point that you know how this drug will influence you. Tipsiness or serious sleepiness can cause falls or different mishaps.
Ask a specialist or drug specialist before utilizing some other icy, hypersensitivity, torment, or rest medicine. Acetaminophen (now and again truncated as APAP) is contained in numerous blend drugs. Taking certain items together can make you get excessively acetaminophen which can prompt a lethal overdose.
Get crisis therapeutic help in the event that you have indications of a hypersensitive response to Percocet: hives; trouble breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
In uncommon cases, acetaminophen may cause a serious skin response that can be lethal. This could happen regardless of the possibility that you have taken acetaminophen in the past and had no response. Quit accepting Percocet and summon your specialist right on the off chance that you have skin redness or a rash that spreads and causes rankling and peeling.
Like other opiate pharmaceuticals, oxycodone can moderate your relaxing. Passing may happen if breathing turns out to be excessively frail.
Call your specialist without a moment’s delay in the event that you have:
shallow breathing, moderate pulse;
a bleary eyed inclination, similar to you may go out;
perplexity, unordinary musings or conduct;
issues with pee;
fruitlessness, missed menstrual periods;
feebleness, sexual issues, loss of enthusiasm for sex;
liver issues – queasiness, upper stomach torment, tingling, loss of hunger, dim pee, earth hued stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); or
low cortisol levels – queasiness, heaving, loss of craving, discombobulation, intensifying tiredness or shortcoming.
Look for therapeutic consideration immediately on the off chance that you have side effects of serotonin disorder, for example, unsettling, pipedreams, fever, sweating, shuddering, quick heart rate, muscle firmness, jerking, loss of coordination, sickness, regurgitating, or the runs.
Regular Percocet symptoms include:
cerebral pain, sleepiness, tiredness;
queasiness, heaving, stomach torment, obstruction;
obscured vision; or
This isn’t an entire rundown of symptoms and others may happen. Call your specialist for medicinal guidance about reactions. You may report symptoms to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
On the off chance that I overdose?
Look for crisis therapeutic consideration or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose can be lethal, particularly in a tyke or other individual utilizing Percocet without a medicine. Overdose side effects may incorporate moderate breathing and heart rate, serious tiredness, muscle shortcoming, cool and moist skin, pinpoint understudies, and swooning.
The primary indications of an acetaminophen overdose incorporate loss of craving, sickness, spewing, stomach torment, sweating, and perplexity or shortcoming.
What different medications will influence Percocet?
Opiate (opioid) medicine can associate with numerous different medications and cause unsafe symptoms or demise. Make sure your specialist knows whether you additionally utilize:
other opiate solutions – opioid torment pharmaceutical or remedy hack medication;
drugs that make you lethargic or moderate your breathing – a resting pill, muscle relaxer, narcotic, sedative, or antipsychotic prescription; or
drugs that influence serotonin levels in your body – prescription for discouragement, Parkinson’s illness, headache cerebral pains, genuine contaminations, or anticipation of queasiness and heaving.