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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)

Pediatric Pain Management
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2016.04.29]
What can be done to improve nurses' assessment and management of children's pain?
Pediatric Nursing

Friday Feedback: The Continuing Problem of Opioids and Pain
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2016.04.29]
(MedPage Today) -- Can the FDA find a solution?

Friends better than morphine: Larger social networks release more pain-killing endorphin
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.04.28]
People with more friends have higher pain tolerance, Oxford University researchers have found.

How is the Federal Government's Pain Strategy Faring?
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2016.04.26]
(MedPage Today) -- It's well-intentioned, but something is lacking, says Kenneth Lin, MD

Psychological issues behind increasing low back pain
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2016.04.25]
Low back pain is the most common symptom seen in primary care; the underlining injury is often enhanced by psychological and social stressors, write the authors of a Perspective published online by...

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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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