What is Percocet 10/325?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Oxycodone-acetaminophen

Percocet® 10/325 is a brand name for the combination of 10 mg oxycodone and 325 mg acetaminophen (APAP). It is an opioid analgesic used for moderate to severe pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 120 41
Breakthrough pain 55 21
Fibromyalgia 40 17
Chronic pain syndrome 4 1
Muscle and joint pain 4 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
6
Moderate
10
Mild
25
None
23

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Percocet 10/325

Side effect Patients
Constipation 10
Dizziness 3
Chronic constipation 2
Drowsiness 2
Nausea 2
Sleepiness 2

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Percocet 10/325

Dosage Patients
325-10mg as needed 3
325-10 mg three times daily 2
325 mg-10 mg daily 1
325-10 mg twice daily 1
325 mg-10 mg twice daily 1
325 mg-10 mg three times daily 1
325-10 mg four times daily 1
325-10 mg five times daily 1
120 x 325-10 mg four times daily 1
0.5 325mg-10mg as needed 1

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Why patients stopped taking Percocet 10/325

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 15
Did not seem to work 12
Doctor's advice 12
Side effects too severe 7
Course of treatment ended 5
Expense 2
Personal research 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
See all 40 patients who've stopped taking Percocet 10/325

Duration

Currently taking Percocet 10/325

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Percocet 10/325

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 6
1 - 2 years 9
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 40
Usually 14
Sometimes 8
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 8
A little hard to take 8
Not at all hard to take 46
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 3
$50-99 3
$25-49 10
< $25 27
Not specified 21

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Percocet 10/325 after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen (Norco) 7
Tramadol (Ultram) 4
Fentanyl (Actiq) 1
Morphine (Morphine ER) 1

Patients stopped taking Percocet 10/325 and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Morphine (Morphine ER) 3
Oxycodone (Oxycodone IR) 3
Fentanyl (Actiq) 1
Medical marijuana (Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture) 1
Morphine ER (MS Contin) 1

Show all 6 treatments patients report switching to

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11 patient evaluations for Percocet 10/325

Jun 1, 2013 (Started Jan 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Problem with doctors ability to prescribe for long term
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Oct 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breakthrough pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (anxious mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 325 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: maxing out dosage would make me short tempered and agitated

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 27, 2012 (Started Apr 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6 x 325 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am hoping my doctor will change her mind on this... Pisses me off because I feel this helped me to live how I wanted to.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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