What sort of medication is Percocet?
Percocet is a compound medication
that consists of Oxycodone
Hydrochloride and Acetamninophen.
Oxycodone belongs to narcotic pain relievers (opioids).
Acetaminophen is a milder pain reliever and a fever reducer.
In Percocet, Acetaminophen intensifies the analgetic effects of
is also available under other brand names that include Endocet and Tylox.
Oxycodone can cause a strong physical and psychological dependence
when misused. Due to this fact, in the United States, compound
medications containing Oxycodone are listed as a Schedule II
controlled substances, and are usually available under prescription only.
manufactures generic versions of Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (Percocet)
combination, available in pill form as: