What is the usage of Percocet?
Percocet is used to treat severe and chronic pain in the body to provide immediate relief. It consists of opioid and non-opioid narcotic pain reliever, both of which have different functioning in the body. Oxycodone is an opioid pain reliever that works in the brain to alter the body’s perception and response to pain. Acetaminophen is a non-opioid pain reliever which regulates internal and external body temperature. Percocet is available in various forms and strengths which may be prescribed to you after assessing your physical and mental health. The dose and strength may vary from patient to patient due to medical, age group, and gender factors. There are minor chances of experiencing side effects if you are following the treatment and dosage as recommended by the doctor. Percocet may cause some adverse effects on health if you are abusing or exceeding the drug.
Percocet should be used under the supervision of health professionals. Nowadays, many online pharmacies are offering Percocet and its other variations without prescription. You will be held responsible for any future consequences if you are misusing or exceeding the Percocet dosage.
What are the side effects of Percocet?
Percocet may cause some side effects on health if you are taking it in excess or abruptly. It would be beneficial if you take the dose as prescribed by the doctor. Health experts have mentioned some side effects which may occur if you are not following the prescribed manner and system. Specialists have classified side effects into two categories.
Common side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness, itching, dry mouth, cloudy urine, indigestion, constipation, nausea, vomiting. Severe side effects may include irregular heartbeat, extreme fatigue, lack of appetite, abnormal thoughts, slurred speech, blurred vision, mood swings, change in sex drive, difficulty in breathing.
There are minor chances of experiencing side effects if you are following the prescribed treatment. You should consult with the doctor if you are experiencing any of the above-mentioned side effects.
What are the variations available in the Percocet?
Percocet is available in various strengths and variations which may be prescribed to you after assessing your mental and physical health. The dosage of Percocet may vary in each age group due to their capability. Currently available strengths are pain relievers 2.5/325mg oxycontin 5/325mg hydrocodone 7.5/325mg Acetaminophen 7.5/500mg Percocet 10/325mg.
What are the precautions with Percocet?
If you are pregnant or nursing, it is advised to avoid using Percocet as it may lead to some adverse effects; Percocet may interfere with the growth and development of unborn babies. You should stay away from other drugs when you are under the Percocet treatment as other medicines and Percocet may interact inside your system. You should also avoid consuming alcohol and other intoxicants to protect your body from any unhealthy symptoms. Alcohol and Percocet may react, and their reactions may cause you the aforementioned side effects.