Generic name: acetaminophen and oxycodone Brand name: Percocet®, Endocet®, Primalev, Primlev, Roxicet, Xartemis XR, Endocet, , Drug Class: Narcotic analgesic combinations Dosage Form: Tablet and Solution
Oxycodone and acetaminophen combination is used to relieve pain severe enough to require opioid treatment and when other pain medicines did not work well enough or cannot be tolerated.
Acetaminophen is used to relieve pain and reduce fever in patients. It does not become habit-forming when taken for a long time. But acetaminophen may cause other unwanted effects when taken in large doses, including liver damage.
Oxycodone belongs to the group of medicines called narcotic analgesics (pain medicines). It acts on the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain.