Percocet Side Effects: Percocet is a combined analgesic product combining oxycodone and acetaminophen (paracetamol in Europe). Therefore Percocet side effects are really the separate side effects of oxycodone and the side effects of acetaminophen. Oxycodone is a potent oral opioid, and is used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. Combining oxycodone with acetaminophen increases the analgesic effects of the opioid. Percocet is available in multiple fixed combination doses includine Percocet 5-325, Percocet 7.5-325, Percocet 10-325, Percocet 10-650, Percocet 7.5-325 and Percocet 7.5-500. There are also many generic products that include acetaminophen and oxycodone including Roxicet and other generic names. Unlike sustained release oxycodone products like Oxycontin and others Percocet is designed for immediate release, and so avoids the potential over dosage Oxycontin side effects that can happen from accidental or intentional chewing or crushing Oxycontin that is designed for sustained release. Percocet side effects mimic those of all opioids and focus around the abuse potential, over dose issues and the issues of central nervous system depression with respiratory depression and death possible with overdoses.…
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