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What are the tests for percocet overdose?

What are the tests for percocet overdose?

LFT and Vital Signs: Liver function tests such alt, ast (previously known as SGOT and sgpt)and ggt (very sensative) are most often used. Over tests are usually part of a comprehensive metaboic profile that measures electrolytes, other products of liver function, etc. Chronic toxicity even more serious when combined with alcohol.Also the oxycodone component can cause stopped breathing and unconciousness. ...Read more

Percocet Overdose (Definition)

Opiates in the overdose setting can cause severe sedation, difficulty with movements and, in the worst case, shut down of the respiratory drive centers in the brain; the latter can cause ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Percocet overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Percocet overdose?

Problems breathing: Opiates in the overdose setting can cause severe sedation, difficulty with movements and, in the worst case, shut down of the respiratory drive centers in the brain; the latter can cause respiratory distress and death. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for percocet overdose?

Several!: If the oxycodone in Percocet doesn't kill you, then a large dose of acetominophen can seriously hurt the liver. Emergency treatment consists of maintaining respiratory ventilation, and giving a narcotic antagonist, Naltrexone or naloxone. ...Read more

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Been on 20 MG OxyContin every 12 hrs, Percocet 10 MG every 6 hrs since April. If I took 4 Percocets in 1 hr of eachother, could I overdose?! Accident.

Been on 20 MG OxyContin every 12 hrs, Percocet 10 MG every 6 hrs since April. If I took 4 Percocets in 1 hr of eachother, could I overdose?! Accident.

Be careful: With your baseline opioid regimen, the shortened dosing interval is unlikely to create significant problems beyond possibly some sedation, nausea and constipation - though everyone's different and have a low threshold to contact your doc. You also need to watch the amount of Tylenol (acetaminophen) you are taking as you really want to avoid consuming more than 3 grams/day (basically what's found in 9 Percocets). ...Read more

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Is 2275mg of acetaminophen enough to overdose? A friend of mine texted me about taking 7 5/325 Percocet and I'm scared for him.

Is 2275mg of acetaminophen enough to overdose? A friend of mine texted me about taking 7 5/325 Percocet and I'm scared for him.

Generally not: But depends on whether it was combined with alcohol or not. The toxic dose of acetaminophen is usually in the range of 7000-10, 000 mg, but almost any amount of alcohol can cause smaller amounts to be toxic. If your friend values your opinion, and understands that you are concerned about him, see if you can get him to see a counselor regarding his drug use BEFORE there is a worse problem. ...Read more

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Which has a higher risk of fatality? Accidental overdose of MS contin (morphine) sr 30mg or percocet 10mg?

Which has a higher risk of fatality? Accidental overdose of MS contin (morphine) sr 30mg or percocet 10mg?

Neither: At the stated levels, fatality would be unusual with either drug alone if the individual had no other medical issues. Unfortunately, most overdoses occur with multiple other drugs such as the benzos like xanax (alprazolam) or valium combined with alcohol.These combination are frequently implicated in fatal overdoses. ...Read more

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I've overdosed on Tylenol in the past years ago could I ever take Tylenol again? Such as a Percocet for pain or a Tylenol with codeine? Dentist apt.

I've overdosed on Tylenol in the past years ago could I ever take Tylenol again? Such as a Percocet for pain or a Tylenol with codeine? Dentist apt.

Yes if liver ok: Be sure liver function test back to normal, you can take up to 4000 mg of acetaminophen daily if over 200 pounds or 3000 /day if less, usually 10 mg /kg of weight /day total dose, be sure you do not drink too much alcohol which harms the liver ...Read more

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Took a benadryl (diphenhydramine) and 1 percocet of 10/325 together. I'm dizzy & sleepy and I just threw up. I had another percocet about 5hrs before that is it overdose?

Hard to tell: The dose of Percocet is fairly small, so doubt that it is an overdoses as much as the typical nausea which can accompany opioid uses. The mixing of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Percocet can be lethal though, and should never be done! Perhaps the elevated dose of the principal metabolite, oxymorphone, twice a strong as oxycodone was the culprit. ...Read more

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For what length of time do percocets 10mg stay in your system?

For what length of time do percocets 10mg stay in your system?

Half life: Half of the Percocet can be out of your body in about 4-5 hours, but the other half is still there.

3 to 4 days might be reasonable to expect it to be cleared.

If you are thinking in terms of a drug test, I would not trust these #s to show you clear. It may be found in even smaller amounts. ...Read more

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How can percocet make you feel good?

How can percocet make you feel good?

Pain medication: Percocet is a synthetic opiate medication indicated for the treatment of pain. It relieves pain and can also produce a euphoric like effect. ...Read more

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Is modanifil safe to take with percocet?

Is modanifil safe to take with percocet?

Ok in combination: There is no interaction between these medicines. Remember however that Percocet contains acetaminophen and OTC Tylenol in addition could cause a liver problem ...Read more

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What are some ways to cope with percocet withdrawls?

What are some ways to cope with percocet withdrawls?

Detox: If you are really suffering from withdrawal, you can discuss detox medications with your primary care physician such as Suboxone or clonidine.

www. Suboxone. Com. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can get prescribed percocet 5mg?

Can I tell me how I can get prescribed percocet 5mg?

Unsure of your: Reasoning and question. If you have pain, you should be asking on how to treat that. Specifically asking for where or how to get 5mg Percocet does not seem very legitimate. If you have pain, there are so many other options, try to avoid starting narcotics. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have developed a tolerance to percocet?

How can I tell if I have developed a tolerance to percocet?

It stops working as: Well as it used to. Virtually anybody who takes opioid drugs on a regular basis will develop tolerance - it is part of the physical nature of the drug and its interaction with our receptors. This is why opioid should virtually NEVER be the only thing done for pain. Many other modalities, including physical treatments like heat, ultrasound, acupuncture, massage, TENS units etc should be used too ...Read more

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I mistakenly took 3 percocet... Do I need to seek medical attention?

I mistakenly took 3 percocet... Do I need to seek medical attention?

Depends: On the strength. You can call the poison control center to check. If it is 5/325mg you may be tired or dizzy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from withdrawing from percocet if you've been on them for 2.5 years?

No: Withdrawal from narcotics can make you feel pretty bad but it will not kill you. As miserable as you may feel for a short while, it is safe to withdraw from percocet. ...Read more

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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

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Why is percocet making me itchy?

Why is percocet making me itchy?

Histamine: Percocet and other opiates release histamine and make most folks itch. Try to take as little of this kind of pain medicine as you can -- this is nothing you don't already know. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do generic percocets thin blood?

Do generic percocets thin blood?

Caution: Percocet is made up a combination of acetaminophen and oxycodone. Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication and acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever which increases the effects of oxycodone. This drug is used for moderate to severe pain. Abuse of this drug can cause addiction, overdose or even death. Percocet is not a blood thinning drug. ...Read more

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Can you take percocet with antivan?

Can you take percocet with antivan?

Yes but cautiously: Combining an opiate (percocet) with a benzodiazepine (ativan) can be fatal. Make sure that you are under a doctors care who is familiar with both of these medications and knows you are taking both. ...Read more

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What can be side effects of percocet?

What can be side effects of percocet?

Percocet: Most common is nausea and vomiting. Being too tired or sleepy is also possible. Impaired function is also possible. ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix alcohol with percocets?

Is it safe to mix alcohol with percocets?

No: You could die. You could fall asleep and stop breathing. You could pass out and vomit and inhale the contents of your stomach into your lungs, called aspiration pneumonia. If you are someone who likes to become intoxicated, I would strongly caution against taking opiates, as you are at high risk for developing an addiction problem. ...Read more

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What to do if percocet is making me itchy?

What to do if percocet is making me itchy?

Be careful!: Usually skin rush and itching are signs of the allergic reaction to the drug. It might be a red flag for the future life threatening reaction and death. Percocet is a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. You may be experiencing an allergic reaction to the one of the components. In case you have trouble breathing, dizziness, vomiting or yellowing of the skin call 911 immediately. ...Read more

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How does percocet make affect your pupils?

How does percocet make affect your pupils?

Makes your pupil con: Pecocet is an opioid and a full agonist of the opioid receptor. It makes your pupils constirct. ...Read more

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