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

 
 



PERCODAN SUMMARY

PERCODAN contains Oxycodone Hydrochloride, Oxycodone Terephthalate, and Aspirin.

For the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain.


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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Media Articles Related to Percodan (Oxycodone / Aspirin)

Painless Aortic Dissection in the Emergency Department
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2017.09.15]
Real-life AAD may not resemble the textbook description, so always consider AAD in sick patients even in the absence of chest pain, says Dr Mattu.
Medscape Emergency Medicine

A 55-Year-Old Woman With Shortness of Breath and Chest Pain
Source: Medscape Medical Students Headlines [2017.09.15]
A 55-year-old woman is admitted due to shortness of breath and pain on both sides of her chest with deep breathing, which has worsened over the past 5 days. Can you make the diagnosis?
Osmosis

FDA Panel Mulls New Data for Pain Patch in Kids
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2017.09.15]
An FDA advisory committee weighed results of new study of Butrans transdermal opioid in pediatric patients and whether label changes should be made.
Medscape Medical News

First Comprehensive Guidelines for Chronic Pain in HIV
Source: Medscape HIV/AIDS Headlines [2017.09.14]
The IDSA issued the first comprehensive guidelines for treating chronic pain in HIV, recommending screening for all people living with HIV and multidisciplinary treatment focused on nondrug therapy.
Medscape Medical News

Combatting Pain After Orthopedic/Trauma Surgery
Source: Medscape Anesthesiology Headlines [2017.09.13]
This study compared the efficacy and side effect rates of two commonly used analgesic regimens following orthopedic or trauma surgery.
BMC Anesthesiology

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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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