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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)

Research reveals pain and pleasure of sad music
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2016.06.16]
Researchers at Durham University, UK and the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, said their findings could have implications for how music therapy and rehabilitation could help people's moods.

Painkiller That Killed Prince Part of Dangerous Wave of New Synthetic Drugs
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2016.06.16]
Title: Painkiller That Killed Prince Part of Dangerous Wave of New Synthetic Drugs
Category: Health News
Created: 6/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study
Source: MedicineNet Heart Attack Specialty [2016.06.16]
Title: Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Community-based programme improves depression in chronic pain patients
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2016.06.15]
A community-based pain management programme for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain has improved depression and social integration, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of...

Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2016.06.15]
Title: Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/14/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

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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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