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Has anyone been allergic to percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) pain medication, and if so, what happened?

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 more

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Percodan (Definition)

Percodan is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Percodan allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Percodan allergy?

Percodan Allergy: Percodan (Endodan) contains aspirin & oxycodone). It is a narcotic medication that is used for pain relief. Allergic reactions to medications could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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Anybody ever gotten hooked oon percodan (oxycodone and aspirin)?

Anybody ever gotten hooked oon percodan (oxycodone and aspirin)?

Addiction: Addiction can occur with use of percodan (oxycodone and aspirin). It is rare but it does occur. ...Read more

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Is percocet better than percodan (oxycodone and aspirin)?

Is percocet better than percodan (oxycodone and aspirin)?

Different: Percodan is oxycodone combined with aspirin. Percocet is oxycoidone combined with tylenol (acetaminophen). Which is better completely depends on your comorbidities. ...Read more

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How long do effects of percocet or percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) last?

How long do effects of percocet or percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) last?

Typical pain pill: Relief of pain typically last 4-6 hours, just like all the short acting/immediate release medications. ...Read more

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Can percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) (prescribed) be taken after motrin can percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) be taken after motrin

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 more

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What happens when you mix percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) with meth?

What happens when you mix percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) with meth?

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 more

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Chance for addiction to percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) pain killers?

Chance for addiction to percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) pain killers?

Percodan (oxycodone and aspirin): Is a combination of Aspirin and a narcotic pain reliever called oxycodone---which carries a significant risk for addiction as do all narcotics. ...Read more

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Where can I find information on pain killers vicodin, percodan, (oxycodone and aspirin) oxycodone?

Where can I find information on pain killers vicodin, percodan, (oxycodone and aspirin) oxycodone?

Great websites: There are many excellent websites. This one happens to be one I really like:

www. Partnersagainstpain. Com. ...Read more

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Can I get the doctor to prescribe percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) or oxycotin?

Can I get the doctor to prescribe percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) or oxycotin?

Can you?: Sure you can. Do you need it? What for? Both are opioids used for moderate to severe pain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how a doctor decide whether to prescribe percocet or percodan (oxycodone and aspirin)?

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

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What works for bone cancer besides percocet and percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) every 3 hours?

What works for bone cancer besides percocet and percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) every 3 hours?

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

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

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

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

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

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more

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Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Condition?: There are some conditions that medical marijuana is helpful for. However there can be significant problems related to cannabis use. Thus, would only consider this when prescribed or directed by a physician who is knowledgable in this area. Take care. ...Read more

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