Generic Name and Formulations:
Oxycodone HCl, acetaminophen; 2.5mg/325mg, 5mg/325mg, 7.5mg/325mg, 10mg/325mg; tabs.
Indications for PERCOCET:
Moderate to moderately severe pain.
2.5mg/325mg: 1–2 tabs every 6hrs as needed. 5mg/325mg, 7.5mg/325mg, 10mg/325mg: 1 tab every 6hrs as needed. Max 4g acetaminophen/day.
Head injury. Increased intracranial pressure. Acute abdominal conditions. Severe pulmonary, renal, hepatic, thyroid, or adrenocortical dysfunction. Asthma. GI or GU obstruction. Drug abusers. Elderly. Debilitated. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Potentiation with alcohol, other CNS depressants, MAOIs, tricyclic antidepressants, anticholinergics.
Opioid + analgesic.
Lightheadedness, dizziness, sedation, nausea, vomiting, euphoria, dysphoria, constipation, urinary retention, rash; overdosage: respiratory depression, hepatotoxicity.
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