Percodan is the brand name for a strong synthetic prescription drug that belongs to the class of opioids (narcotic pain medication/analgesics) . It combines aspirin and oxycodone hydrochloride. Percodan belongs to the Schedule II category of controlled substances in the U.S. That means they fall into the category of having just about the highest potential for addiction and abuse. Used to treat moderate to severe pain, Percodan is usually prescribed following surgery, on a short-term basis.
Percodan's addictive potential is comparable to morphine causing side effects which includes: nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, flushing and loss of appetite, mood changes, stomach pain, sweatiness and weakness. Percodan can also cause fast or slowed heartbeat, chest pain, extreme drowsiness, difficulty breathing or swallowing, hoarseness, lightheadedness, rash, itchiness, swelling of the face, nose, lips, tongue, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs and seizures.
Street Names for Percodan include:
Information provided above is courtesy of: https://www.drugabuse.gov
Percodan use and abuse can rapidly manifest into addiction. Florida Center for Recovery offers opioid addiction treatment programs for individuals struggling with Percodan addiction. Our mental health professionals are specialized in developing opioid addiction treatment plans to address the client's substance abuse and the underlying issues associated with the development of the addiction. If you would like more information about Percodan detox and long term recovery, connect with someone who can help you now by calling Florida Center for Recovery at our toll free number: 800-643-4005. Our recovery advisors are available 24/7 to provide you with information regarding treatment, admissions, insurance and private pay options.