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What is Percocet?
Percocet is the combination of an opioid drug like Oxycodone and Acetaminophen. Buy Percocet online to treat moderate to severe short-term pain, which is not chronic (i.e., post-surgical pain). Out of this combination, drug Oxycodone is an opioid analgesic or narcotic pain killer and, Acetaminophen is a mild pain reliever and fever reducer. Percocet acts at opioid receptors throughout our body and initiates a chain of chemical events that –
- Modify pain perception or changes how our body feels and responds to the pain,
- Asks for dopamine release in certain parts of our brain (Dopamine is a vital substance that plays an important role in the brain’s reward system circuitry).
When you buy Percocet online, you should know the misuse of this medicine. Overdose of this drug harmful for a patient as it can lead to addiction or death. Your doctor would not prescribe Percocet is you are allergic to any of its components or if you have severe asthma, breathing problem, or a blockage in your intestines. Percocet is prescribed when non-opioid drugs do not provide adequate pain relief, or your pain is tolerant of other non-opioid pain-relieving medications.
What is the Dosage of Percocet?
Percocet tablets come in oral form. The dosage of Percocet needs to be adjusted according to the response of the patient and the severity of his pain. Sometimes it might be required to exceed the usual dosage than recommended in patients who have become tolerant of it. Percocet 10/325 comes with a combination of 10 mg oxycodone and 325 mg of Acetaminophen. This pill comes with imprint PERCOCET 10/325, oval in shape and yellow in color. The usual dosage is a pill every 6 hours as needed for pain, and the total dosage should not exceed six tablets.
Percocet tablets are schedule II controlled substances. This category includes drugs that have hive potential for drug abuse. So, those patients who have been in the medication of Percocet for more than a few weeks and now do not require it, doses should be tapered gradually. So that to prevent the signs and symptoms of withdrawal in a physically dependent patient. Percocet 10/325, if given to kidney patients, should be monitored closely as it might harm renal functioning. This drug is not recommended during or immediately after pregnancy, as it might affect the newborn’s respiratory function.
What are Side Effects of Percocet?
Percocet is prescribed if your doctor thinks other medications might not work efficiently on you. Before taking this drug, you should tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medication allergies. There may be few side effects of Percocet. You should tell your doctor if one more of these side effects become severe and don’t go away:
- Respiratory Depression
- Drowsiness or sedation
- Redness of the skin
- chest pain
- Taste disturbance
- Gastrointestinal disorder
- abdominal pain
- Lightheadedness, headache
- Loss of appetite
- Unusual tiredness
Some of the side effects of Percocet decrease after a patient has been on this medication for a while. However, you might change your habits to ease certain side effects. Eating dietary fibers, drinking water, and exercise might help prevent constipation. For lightheadedness, try rising slowly from a lying position. Remember that your doctor would have given you this medication after judging that the drug benefits are more than the side effects that might appear.
Avoid grapefruit while using this medication as it can increase the chances of this medicine’s side effects. There can be side effects that are other than those mentioned here. Any allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, if any reaction like rashes, itching, or swelling occurs, contact your doctor or pharmacist.