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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)

Oral Opioids No Better Than NSAIDs for Knee OA Pain
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines [2016.02.12]
A new systematic review has challenged the assumption that oral opioids provide stronger pain relief than NSAIDs in knee osteoarthritis.
Medscape Medical News

CTCA Evaluation of Suspected Anginal Chest Pain
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines [2016.02.12]
Should CT angiography be considered the non-invasive investigation of choice in the evaluation of patients with suspected angina pectoris?
Heart

Pet owners report hemp products helpful in relieving pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.02.12]
According to a survey published in the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (JAHVMA), 64.

Medical News Today: Blocking a stress protein may treat chronic pain
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2016.02.11]
Blocking a stress-regulating protein called FKBP51 was found to reduce chronic pain in mice, suggesting the protein may be a promising drug target for the condition.

Blocking a stress protein may treat chronic pain
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.02.11]
Blocking a stress-regulating protein called FKBP51 was found to reduce chronic pain in mice, suggesting the protein may be a promising drug target for the condition.

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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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