Doctor insights on:
The smallest dose: possible for pain relief is prescribed to patient to reduce the risk of side effects and/or addiction. The painkillers such as Tylenol (acetaminophen) as well as prescription medicine like percocet and Vicodin are the first line of treatment for managing dental problems. It may provide some relief you can get to your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Help is available: You need to start by getting a medically supervised withdrawal from the oxycodone. Your primary care provider should be the best place to start. There are inpatient and outpatient options, as well as short-term and longer-term maintenance therapies to help you gradually (or even more quickly) get off the oxycodone and find new ways to cope with life. Counseling needs to be a strong part of help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me how a doctor decide whether to prescribe percocet or percodan (oxycodone and aspirin)?
Aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen): If an individual has an acute injury and will need a strong pain reliever for a short time, it really doesn't matter much which drug the doctor recommends. People with history of ulcers shouldn't take Aspirin (which is in Percodan) and people with liver problems should avoid tylenol (acetaminophen) (Percocet). If they are to be used long-term, Percocet is better tolerated than an Aspirin containing medication. ...Read more
I had a prescribed percocet at 9am and thinking it was 1:00 when it was only 11am i took another.?
Find a friend: to observe you for the next 4-6 hours and to call 911 if you're overly sedated. Percocet lasts 4-6 hours. ...Read more
I use percocet very sparingly for pain and have my liver checked a lot but wonder what long term side effects it has like memory loss or lost labedo?
If it's "used to": then what I would worry about is relapsing. Did you get any professional help with stopping, or just do it on your own? If you didn't get help, I would advise it now. People use drugs to cover up/treat underlying psychological issues, and these tend not to go away by themselves. See an addictions counselor or mental health professional for ongoing support. Self-help programs may also help you. ...Read more
No: These two medications should not interact in a way that would lessen the effect of either when taken together. ...Read more