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Has anyone been allergic to percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) pain medication, and if so, what happened?
Not t Typically: Allergies usually don't occur with opioids of any type. But all do have side effects such as itching, nausea, constipation, and initially drowsiness and respiratory depression. Some of the opioids cause more than others. Percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) does contain Aspirin which some people can have serious reactions such as severe asthma possibly death. Also, no Aspirin in those under 18 or so with fever.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iknow pot works for nerve pain-y can't they seperate the part that works-it is no worse than methadone-percodans-all these opiates natural/manmade?
Typical pain pill: Relief of pain typically last 4-6 hours, just like all the short acting/immediate release medications. ...Read more
Percodan (oxycodone and aspirin): Take him to support groups, talk to him, get him to a doctor who can help him. ...Read more
Can percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) (prescribed) be taken after motrin can percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) be taken after motrin
Not recommended: Because Percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) contains aspirin, and Aspirin and Ibuprofen have similar effects, and similar side effects, particularly stomach irritation and effects on blood clotting. I would wait at least 4 hours before taking one after the other. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't mix: First of all, nobody should take methamphetamine as it is dangerous and illegal. Meth can cause neurological damage as well as damage the heart, cause strokes, and death. Percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) is an opiate and can suppress the brain's signals that tell us to breathe. Overdose with an opiate can lead to death from respiatory arrest. Meth + Percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) may have some drug interactions that are unknown/ unstudied. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where can I find information on pain killers vicodin, percodan, (oxycodone and aspirin) oxycodone?
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
Bone pain: If the Percocet works, then Oxycontin or MS Contin (morphine) would probably be decent choices. The dosing for these meds is every 8-12 hours and you can use a different medication for breakthrough pain.Other meds like steroids and NSAIDs may help. Localized radiation may help.Depends on type of cancer.Getting cancer under control is most impt regarding both health AND pain relief. ...Read more
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more