Percocet 10/325 contains a combination of acetaminophen and oxycodone. Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of oxycodone.
Percocet 10/325 is used to relieve moderate to severe pain.
Due of the risks of addiction, abuse, and misuse, even at recommended doses, Percocet 10/325 is only prescribed when treatment with non-opioid pain relieving medication has not been tolerated or has not provided adequate pain relief.
Percocet 10/325 Important Information
You should not use Percocet if you have recently used alcohol, sedatives, tranquilizers, or other narcotic medications.
This medicine can slow or stop your breathing, and may be habit-forming. Use only your prescribed dose, and swallow the pill whole to avoid a potentially fatal dose. Never share Percocet with another person.
MISUSE OF THIS MEDICINE CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.