Percocet


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Percocet

 [per´ko-set]
trademark for a combination preparation of oxycodone hydrochloride with acetaminophen, an opioid analgesic

Percocet

(pûr′kə-sĕt′)
A trademark for a drug containing oxycodone and acetaminophen.

Percocet®

Oxycodone, see there.

Percocet,

n.pr the brand name for a narcotic analgesic containing a combination of acetaminophen and oxycodone. Prescribed for moderate to severe pain relief.
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People were addicted to Percocet and Oxycon tin and turning to crime to pay for their habit.
I endorse the withdrawal of the combination medicines Vicodin and Percocet.
says many of her GLBT clients use opiates such as Percocet, Vicodin, and OxyContin to heal psychological wounds.
Abuse of prescription painkillers such as Percocet and Oxycontin is a growing problem among First Nation communities across Canada, but the community of Constance Lake has been hit especially hard.
RANK COST DRUG NAME 2003 2002 INCREASE * Oxycontin 1 1 15% Neurontin 2 3 12% Celebrex 3 2 12% Hydroco/Apap 4 5 12% Vioxx 5 4 6% Duragesic 6 6 14% Bextra 7 11 33% Carisoprodol 8 7 8% Ambien 9 9 14% Skelaxin 10 13 29% Lidoderm 11 22 12% Tizanidine 12 37 60% Cyclobenzapr 13 12 11% Tramadol Hcl 14 35 30% Actiq 15 32 55% Ultracet 16 19 23% Percocet 17 21 30% Ranitidine 18 27 26% Propo-N/Apap 19 14 -3% Effexor Xr 20 17 13% Naproxen 21 16 17% Topamax 22 24 22% Morphine Sul 23 29 -1% Zoloft 24 18 6% Wellbutrin 25 31 3% Sub-Total Top 25 12% * Change in the average prescription cost in the calendar year for claimants receiving the drug.
Often, that relief comes in the form of a potent pain pill, such as OxyContin or Percocet.
When Letterman later asked if drugs were involved, Love said, "One expired Percocet and one Ambien.
Examples of narcotics would be the use of heroin, morphine, codeine, hydrocodone (Lorcet, Vicodin, Hycodan, Tussionex), hydromorphone (Dilaudid), oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percodan, Percocet, Tylox, Roxicet, Roxicodone), methadone (Dolophine, Methadase), fentanyl and analogs (Innovar, Sublimaze, Alfenta, Sufenta, Duragesic), and other narcotics (opium, Darvon, Talwin, Buprenorphine, Meperidine or Pethidine, Demerol).
He said the defence team has always maintained she had a prescription for the pills, a generic painkiller called Percocet.
These were allegedly for almost 100 Xanax, Percodan, and Percocet pills - all of which are highly addictive.
Of the total 26, 74% were addicted to vicodin, 12% to demerol, 4% to morphine, 12% to oxycodone/oxycontin, 4% to percocet and 4% to fioricet/stadol.