Top
10
Doctor insights on: Percocet

Share
1

1
What amount percocets should I take for bad toothache?

What amount percocets should I take for bad toothache?

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 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 more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Robert Kent
438 doctors shared insights

Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Oxycodone|acetaminophen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more


2

2
What to do if i'm addicted to percocets ! please help?

What to do if i'm addicted to percocets ! please help?

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 more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
Can you tell me how a doctor decide whether to prescribe percocet or percodan?

Can you tell me how a doctor decide whether to prescribe percocet or percodan?

Aspirin or tylenol: 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 (Percocet). If they are to be used long-term, Percocet is better tolerated than an Aspirin containing medication. ...Read more

4

4
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

5

5
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?

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?

Not much.: As long as you take it sparingly, younshould be fie. Most of the side effects are dose related. The less you take it, the better off you will be. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What do you suggest if I used to snort percocet. should I be worried?

What do you suggest if I used to snort percocet. should I be worried?

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

7

7
Can Adderall make percocet less effective?

Can Adderall make percocet less effective?

No: These two medications should not interact in a way that would lessen the effect of either when taken together. ...Read more

8

8
Which pain medications work better: mepergan, percocet, vicodin?

Which pain medications work better:  mepergan, percocet, vicodin?

Which is best: The one that works. There is no such thing as a best drug, the one that takes care of your pain and has the least side effects (for you) is the best. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What pain medication works better, mepergan or percocet?

What pain medication works better, mepergan or percocet?

Depends: Mepergan i'd Meperidine and Promethazine and this different from Percocet which is Acetaminophen and oxycodone. From a potency point of view they are different and not interchangeable. ...Read more

10

10
How can I kick a percocet addiction all on my own?

Percodan addict: You should have professional help as it very difficult to kick addictions on your own. Call your family physician for help with this. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer