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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)

AAFP to Tackle Climate Change, Drug Prices, Pain in Orlando
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2016.09.16]
A resolution calling for a Surgeon General's report on gun violence and another on remaining neutral about physician-assisted suicide will be among the issues considered at the Congress of Delegates.
Medscape Medical News

Kids and Pain: FDA Considers Rules for Pediatric Opioid Trials
Source: MedPage Today Neurology [2016.09.15]
(MedPage Today) -- Study is needed, but how should it be done?

Illicit Substance Use in US Adults With Chronic Back Pain
Source: Medscape Anesthesiology Headlines [2016.09.14]
Some chronic low back pain sufferers may resort to the use of illicit drugs to find pain relief. How prevalent is the problem?
Spine

Vulnerability to Chronic Pain and Resistance to Analgesia
Source: Medscape Anesthesiology Headlines [2016.09.14]
Why do some people develop chronic pain while others don't? Neuroimaging studies suggest that corticolimbic networks involved with reward and learning might provide a neurophysiological explanation.
Brain

Higher Costs Associated With TKR in Obese, Anxious Patients: The Pain Medicine News Report
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics [2016.09.14]
(MedPage Today) -- Also, Facebook for inflammatory back pain outreach?

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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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