This combination medication is employed to assist relieve moderate to severe pain. It contains an opioid (narcotic) pain reliever (oxycodone) and a non-opioid pain reliever (acetaminophen). Oxycodone works within the brain to vary how your body feels and responds to pain. Acetaminophen also can reduce fever.
How to use Percocet (See also Warning section.)
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you begin taking oxycodone/acetaminophen and every time you get a refill. If you’ve got any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication orally as directed by your doctor. you’ll take this drug with or without food. If you’ve got nausea, it’s going to help to require this drug with food. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about other ways to decrease nausea (such as lying down for 1 to 2 hours with as little head movement as possible).
Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking fruit juice while using this medication unless your doctor or pharmacist says you’ll do so safely. Grapefruit can increase the prospect of side effects with this medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products). Buy Percocet online Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include certain pain medications (mixed opioid agonist/antagonists such as pentazocine, nalbuphine, butorphanol), naltrexone.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products such as other opioid pain or cough relievers (such as codeine, hydrocodone). Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely.
Other medications can affect the removal of oxycodone/acetaminophen from your body, which may affect how oxycodone/acetaminophen works. Examples include azole antifungals (such as ketoconazole), macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin), HIV medications (such as ritonavir).