Percocet 7.5/325mg is a combination of 7.5 mg Acetaminophen and 325 mg Hydrocodone. It is a potent analgesic that is used to treat moderate to severe pain in adults, and it comes in an oral tablet form.
Percocet 7.5/325mg comes in a Schedule II drug under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA) and becomes prescription only medication. Using it without a prescription is illegal due to its substance abuse or addiction.
It can be identified by its capsule shape pink color tablet form, which is imprint as “PERCOCET” on the front and “7.5/325” on the other side. Typical uses of Percocet include:
- back pain
- nerve pain (neuralgia)
- breakthrough pain
- migraine headaches
It is advised to start the drug with a lower effective dosage to avoid its addiction and side effects.
Percocet 7.5/375 mg: 1 tablet every 6 hours or as needed for pain.
The maximum daily dosage of Percocet should not be more than 4 grams.
Note: Do not take the larger dosage at the beginning of the medication. Consult the doctor before starting the medication.
Side effects of Percocet7.5/275 mg
Taking prescription medicines without prescription or on a larger dosage can cause side effects. Sometimes, side effects occur with proper usage. They should not be neglected. Some of the side effects of Percocet include:
- constant tiredness
- cognitive impairment
- excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)
Use this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not share the medicine with anyone. If you have any allergies with acetaminophen or oxycodone, then take this medication with caution.
This medicine may cause a serious type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Call your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, hoarseness, trouble breathing or swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth while you are using this medicine.