Uses: This combination medication is used to help relieve moderate to severe pain. It contains a narcotic pain reliever Oxycodone and a non-opioid pain reliever (acetaminophen). Oxycodone works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain. Acetaminophen can also reduce a fever.
How To Take Percocet.
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking Percocet and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. You may take this drug with or without food. If you have nausea, it may help to take this drug with food. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about other ways to decrease nausea (such as lying down for 1 to 2 hours with as little head movement as possible).
If you are using a liquid form of this medication, use a medication-measuring device to carefully measure the prescribed dose. do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.
Some common side effects of this drug include nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness or drowsiness and many others. Some of these side effects may decrease after you have been using this medication for a while. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.