Details of Prescription:
Percocet is a medication that combines Oxycodone, an opioid pain reliever, with Acetaminophen, a less potent pain reliever that enhances its effects. It is commonly used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. However, it is important to note that Percocet carries a risk of addiction and overdose due to its opioid content. Opioids can cause respiratory depression, which can be fatal in some cases. It is crucial to understand the potential risks and precautions associated with this medication.
Precautions and Health Conditions:
Percocet should not be used by individuals with respiratory disorders such as acute asthma, Chronic Pulmonary Disorder, bronchitis, or sleep apnea. It can also have adverse effects on individuals with head injuries, brain tumors, mental illness, depression, trauma, high blood pressure, liver and kidney diseases, stomach or intestinal blockages, prostate issues leading to difficulty in urination, and conditions related to the gall bladder, pancreas, thyroid, and adrenal gland.
Additionally, individuals with a history of drug or alcohol addiction should avoid using Percocet as it can exacerbate addictive tendencies. Alcohol consumption should be avoided while taking this medication as it can intensify the sedative effects.
Percocet is not safe for children under 18 years old, pregnant women, and nursing mothers as it can pass through breast milk and potentially cause developmental limitations and defects.
Common side effects of Percocet include dizziness, drowsiness, mild headache, itching, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. These symptoms typically subside as the body adjusts to the medication.
In rare cases, allergic reactions may occur, characterized by hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. Serotonin syndrome, a potentially life-threatening condition, may manifest as agitation, confusion, hallucinations, loss of coordination, fever, sweating, chills, muscle stiffness, and spasms. Low cortisol levels can cause sudden loss of appetite, increased weakness, and fatigue.
It is essential to carefully read the dosage instructions provided in the package leaflet when purchasing Percocet online with overnight delivery.