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Percodan (Oxycodone Hydrochloride / Oxycodone Terephthalate / Aspirin) - Summary



PERCODAN contains Oxycodone Hydrochloride, Oxycodone Terephthalate, and Aspirin.

For the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.

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Media Articles Related to Percodan (Oxycodone / Aspirin)

Cardiac Sonographers Extra Prone to Back, Neck, Wrist Pain
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines [2015.11.27]
Staff in the echo lab were even more likely to have work-related musculoskeletal pain than technicians in the cath lab, in a new study.
Heartwire from Medscape

Reducing pain intensity may be the wrong treatment goal
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.11.26]
Chronic Pain Treatment should focus on improving function and quality of life.It would seem intuitive that reducing pain intensity should be the primary goal of treatment for chronic pain.

Mindfulness Meditation 'Better Than Placebo' for Pain Relief
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.11.25]
Pain relief through mindfulness meditation not only is significantly greater than that achieved by placebo but also utilizes different neural mechanisms, say US researchers.
Medscape Medical News

New pain mechanisms revealed for neurotoxin in spinal cord injury
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2015.11.25]
A toxin released by the body in response to spinal cord injuries increases pain by causing a proliferation of channels containing pain sensors, new research shows, and this hypersensitivity also...

FDA Advisors Paint Bleak Picture for DMD Drug
Source: MedPage Today Neurology [2015.11.24]
(MedPage Today) -- Evidence of efficacy for drisapersen is weak, panelists say

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Published Studies Related to Percodan (Oxycodone / Aspirin)

Oxycodone-related side effects: impact on degree of bother, adherence, pain relief, satisfaction, and quality of life. [2011.05]
OBJECTIVES: Oxycodone immediate-release, alone or in combination (hereafter, oxycodone), is widely used to treat pain and is often associated with bothersome side effects. The objective was to assess side effect frequency, degree of bother, and impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL)... CONCLUSIONS: The majority of survey respondents experienced side effects of oxycodone, with a majority being bothered by side effects and impacting their QoL. This raises a question about the unmet need for pain medications with improved side effect profiles.

Oxycodone combinations for pain relief. [2010.06]
No single analgesic drug provides the perfect therapeutic/adverse effect profile for every pain condition. In addition to convenience and possibly improved compliance, a combination of analgesic drugs offers the potential, requiring verification, of providing greater pain relief and/or reduced adverse effects than the constituent drugs when used individually...

Oxycontin: the concept of a "ghost pill" and the postmortem tissue distribution of oxycodone in 36 cases. [2002.10]
Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opioid that is structurally similar to codeine and equipotent to morphine in producing analgesic effects.The tissue distribution ranges of oxycodone in the 36 case examples were heart blood 0.12-46 mg/L (36), femoral blood + < 0.10-13 mg/L (35), liver 0.11-6.1 mg/kg (16), urine 2.5-122 mg/L (22), bile 0.19-49 mg/L (15), vitreous 0.24-0.82 mg/L (6), and gastric 0.06-119 mg total (21).

The relative potency between high dose oral oxycodone and intravenous morphine: a case illustration. [1999.07]
Oxycodone is an effective opioid analgesic for cancer pain. In the United States, it is available exclusively as an oral formulation, predominantly in fixed dose combination with acetaminophen or aspirin...

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Reports of Suspected Percodan (Oxycodone / Aspirin) Side Effects

Pain in Extremity (7)Drug Ineffective (5)Abdominal Pain Upper (5)Depression (5)Back Pain (5)Abnormal Behaviour (5)Verbal Abuse (5)Disease Recurrence (4)Memory Impairment (3)Portal Hypertension (2)more >>

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