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Could vicodin and percocet cause psychosis?

Could vicodin and percocet cause psychosis?

Highly unlikely: Opioid drugs rarely produce any kinds of symptoms like that, unless the individual is strongly predisposed - a young person with early onset schizophrenia, for example. This reaction is more commonly caused by marijuana or hallucinogenic drugs than by opioids. The use of an opioid antagonist like Narcan (naloxone) in a fully dependent person on vicodin/percocet can precipitate a psychotic delirious state. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Psychotic (Definition)

Psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia) are major mental disorders that cause abnormal thinking. Psychotic people lose touch with reality and have symptoms of delusions and hallucinations. Delusions are false beliefs, such as thinking that a TV is sending you personal messages. Hallucinations are false perceptions, such as hearing, seeing, or feeling something that ...Read more


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How many tylenol (acetaminophen) 3's are equal to a percocet?

How many tylenol (acetaminophen) 3's are equal to  a percocet?

It depends: It is really best to answer your question by a formal consultation with a pain specialist assuming you are a candidate for opioid medication. While there is a conversion table for common opioid. Each patient is different. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens if you take 4 10/325mg percocets?

Please help! what happens if you take 4 10/325mg percocets?

Close observation : The effect depends, first , on if you are taking opioid (narcotic) pain medicines regularly, or do not usually take them (opioid naive). It is much more dangerous in the later situation. In most patients, 40mg of oxycodone will produce, somnolence, fatique, lethargy, slowed respiratory rate, constricted pupils, light-headedness, and nausea. Be sure to not take any other medications , or otc depress. ...Read more

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Percocet can you drove on it?

Percocet can you drove on it?

Narcotic: Operation of motor vehicle with narcotic in system is driving under the influence .Can affect judgement and reaction time. Strongly advise do not do. ...Read more

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Is nucytna better than percocet 10/325?

Tough Question: Everyone responds differently so its hard to tell. Its really a trial and error thing to find the opioid that works best for you at the moment. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to be on Percocet?

What does it feel like to be on Percocet?

Pain med: Percocet is a combo of acetaminophen and oxycodone available by prescription only. it is available with 2.5, 5, 7.5,or 10 mg of oxycodone. It is used for moderate to severe pain on a temporary basis. Oxycodone is an opioid and is frequently abused or misused. Taking too much can lead to severe liver damage due to the acetaminophen ...Read more

Dr. Brian Writer
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Psychosis (Definition)

Psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia) are major mental disorders that cause abnormal thinking. Psychotic people lose touch with reality and have symptoms of delusions and hallucinations. Delusions are false beliefs, such as thinking that a TV is sending you personal messages. Hallucinations are false perceptions, such as hearing, seeing, or feeling something that ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychoses (Definition)

Psychoses are mental health conditions where a person has a state of mind not in line with reality, and can include hallucinations (sights and sounds that are not truly occurring), delusions (false beliefs), and a lack of insight ...Read more