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Percocet (Oxycodone Hydrochloride / Acetaminophen) - Indications and Dosage

 
 



INDICATIONS AND USAGE

PERCOCET is indicated for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Dosage should be adjusted according to the severity of the pain and the response of the patient. It may occasionally be necessary to exceed the usual dosage recommended below in cases of more severe pain or in those patients who have become tolerant to the analgesic effect of opioids. If pain is constant, the opioid analgesic should be given at regular intervals on an around-the-clock schedule. PERCOCET tablets are given orally.

Percocet 2.5 mg/325 mg
The usual adult dosage is one or 2 tablets every 6 hours. The total daily dose of acetaminophen should not exceed 4 grams.

Percocet 5 mg/325 mg; Percocet 7.5 mg/500 mg; Percocet 10 mg/650 mg
The usual adult dosage is one tablet every 6 hours as needed for pain. The total daily dose of acetaminophen should not exceed 4 grams.

Percocet 7.5 mg/325 mg; Percocet 10 mg/325 mg
The usual adult dosage is one tablet every 6 hours as needed for pain. The total daily dose of acetaminophen should not exceed 4 grams.

StrengthMaximal Daily Dose
Percocet 2.5 mg/325 mg12 Tablets
Percocet 5 mg/325 mg12 Tablets
Percocet 7.5 mg/325 mg8 Tablets
Percocet 7.5 mg/500 mg8 Tablets
Percocet 10 mg/325 mg6 Tablets
Percocet 10 mg/650 mg6 Tablets

Cessation of Therapy

In patients treated with PERCOCET tablets for more than a few weeks who no longer require therapy, doses should be tapered gradually to prevent signs and symptoms of withdrawal in the physically dependent patient.

HOW SUPPLIED

PERCOCET (Oxycodone and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP) is supplied as follows:

2.5 mg/325 mg
Pink, oval, tablet debossed with “PERCOCET” on one side and “2.5” on the other.
Bottles of 100                                  NDC 63481-627-70

5 mg/325 mg
Blue, round, tablet, debossed with “PERCOCET” and “5” on one side and bisect on the other.
Bottles of 100    NDC 63481-623-70
Bottles of 500    NDC 63481-623-85
Unit dose package of 100 tablets      NDC 63481-623-75

7.5 mg/325 mg
Peach, oval-shaped, tablet debossed with “PERCOCET” on one side and “7.5/325” on the other.
Bottles of 100                                  NDC 63481-628-70

7.5 mg/500 mg
Peach, capsule-shaped, tablet debossed with “PERCOCET” on one side and “7.5” on the other.
Bottles of 100                                  NDC 63481-621-70

10 mg/325 mg
Yellow, capsule-shaped, tablet debossed with “PERCOCET” on one side and “10/325” on the other.
Bottles of 100                                  NDC 63481-629-70

10 mg/650 mg
Yellow, oval, tablet debossed with “PERCOCET” on one side and “10” on the other.
Bottles of 100                                  NDC 63481-622-70

Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].

Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container as defined in the USP, with a child-resistant closure (as required).

DEA Order Form Required.

Manufactured for:
Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317

PERCOCET® is a Registered Trademark of Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.

                                  Copyright © Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. 2006

Printed in U.S.A.                                                                                  2000055/November, 2006

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