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

 
 



PERCODAN SUMMARY

PERCODAN®

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)

Early Imaging Unhelpful in Older Adults With New Back Pain
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.03.20]
A new study provides more evidence that early routine imaging for new-onset back pain in the elderly is costly and provides no benefit.
Medscape Medical News

Early imaging for back pain in older adults not associated with better outcomes
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2015.03.20]
Older adults who had spine imaging within 6 weeks of a new primary care visit for back pain had pain and disability over the following year that was not different from similar patients who did not...

Spinal cord neurons that control pain and itch
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2015.03.20]
The spinal cord transmits pain signals to the brain, where they are consciously perceived.

Stepped-Care Approach to Chronic Pain Improves Function
Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines [2015.03.19]
A two-step program combining analgesics, self-management strategies, and cognitive-behavioral therapy yields lasting improvement in chronic pain and function in a trial of US veterans.
Medscape Medical News

Minimally invasive spinal fusion: Less pain, faster recovery, smaller scar
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.03.19]
A minimally invasive spinal fusion back surgery results in less blood loss, less postoperative pain, smaller incisions, a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery and return to work.

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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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Clinical Trials Related to Percodan (Oxycodone / Aspirin)

A Study Comparing Oxycodone to Oxycodone/Naloxone in Moderate to Severe, Chronic Cancer Pain [Recruiting]

Oxycodone-Naloxone Prolonged Release Tablets in Relieving Opioid-Related Constipation [Active, not recruiting]

Oxycodone-Naloxone in Relieving Opioid-Related Constipation [Active, not recruiting]
The primary objective of this study is to demonstrate that subjects with moderate to severe non-malignant pain taking oxycodone/naloxone prolonged release tablets have improvement in symptoms of constipation compared to subjects taking oxycodone prolonged release tablets alone.

Morphine vs. Oxycodone for Postoperative Pain Management [Recruiting]
The purpose of this study is to determine whether oxycodone provides better analgesia compared to morphine after laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy.

Efficacy and Safety of Fentanyl Buccal Tablets Compared With Oxycodone for the Management of Break Through Pain [Recruiting]
Evaluate the efficacy of treatment with Fentanyl Buccal Tablets (FBT) compared with immediate release oxycodone in alleviating breakthrough pain in opioid tolerant patients with chronic pain.

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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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