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Paracetamol + Oxycodone

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  1. Paracetamol + Oxycodone Benefits & Uses
  2. Paracetamol + Oxycodone Dosage & How to Take
  3. Paracetamol + Oxycodone Side Effects
  4. Paracetamol + Oxycodone Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Paracetamol + Oxycodone with Other Drugs
  6. Paracetamol + Oxycodone Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Paracetamol + Oxycodone
  8. Paracetamol + Oxycodone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Paracetamol + Oxycodone Benefits & Uses

Paracetamol + Oxycodone is used to treat the following -

  1. Pain

Paracetamol + Oxycodone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Paracetamol + Oxycodone

Paracetamol
Oxycodone

Paracetamol + Oxycodone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Paracetamol + Oxycodone is used -

  1. Swelling
  2. Rash
  3. Itching or burning
  4. Difficulty breathing
  5. Liver Damage
  6. Steven-johnsons syndrome
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Loss of appetite
  9. Anaphylactic reaction
  10. Anemia Severe
  11. Edema Severe
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Jaundice Moderate
  14. Erythema
  15. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  16. Nausea or vomiting
  17. Drowsiness
  18. Dry Mouth Mild
  19. Flushing
  20. Paresthesia
  21. Fever Mild
  22. Irritability
  23. Anxiety Mild
  24. Hiccup
  25. Dyspepsia
  26. Stomach ache Mild
  27. Fatigue Mild
  28. Depression Moderate

Paracetamol + Oxycodone Related Warnings

Is the use of Paracetamol + Oxycodone safe for pregnant women?

Paracetamol + Oxycodone shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Is the use of Paracetamol + Oxycodone safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Paracetamol + Oxycodone may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Paracetamol + Oxycodone should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

What is the effect of Paracetamol + Oxycodone on the Kidneys?

Paracetamol + Oxycodone rarely affects the kidneys.

What is the effect of Paracetamol + Oxycodone on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Paracetamol + Oxycodone on the liver have been reported.

What is the effect of Paracetamol + Oxycodone on the Heart?

Paracetamol + Oxycodone is completely safe for the heart.

Severe Interaction of Paracetamol + Oxycodone with Other Drugs

Paracetamol + Oxycodone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Oxyphenbutazone

Metamizole

Paracetamol + Oxycodone Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Paracetamol + Oxycodone unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Drug Allergy
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Shock
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Drug Allergies
  6. Alcoholism
  7. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  8. Neutropenia
  9. Liver Disease
  10. Kidney Disease
  11. Asthma
  12. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  13. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
  14. Gastritis
  15. Pancreatitis
  16. Hypothyroidism
  17. Diabetes Insipidus

Frequently asked Questions about Paracetamol + Oxycodone

Is this Paracetamol + Oxycodone habit forming or addictive?

Paracetamol + Oxycodone can be addictive. You should not take it without medical advice.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Paracetamol + Oxycodone you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Is it safe?

Yes, Paracetamol + Oxycodone is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Paracetamol + Oxycodone in mental disorders is not effective.

Paracetamol + Oxycodone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Paracetamol + Oxycodone

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Paracetamol + Oxycodone, due to a lack of research on this.

Interaction between Alcohol and Paracetamol + Oxycodone

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Paracetamol + Oxycodone with alcohol will be.

Paracetamol + Oxycodone FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

What precautions should be taken while taking Paracetamol + Oxycodone?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Paracetamol + Oxycodone is a safe drug no much precautions are to be taken. However, alcohol should be completely avoided. If you have any previous history of kidney and liver diseases keep your doctor informed before taking this drug.

Question almost 2 years ago

How does Paracetamol + Oxycodone work?

Although it's believed that Paracetamol + Oxycodone works mainly in the central nervous system (Brain and Spine). It prevents the release of prostaglandin, which is responsible for increasing pain and body temperature. It effectively reduces the intensity of pain signals to the brain.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Paracetamol + Oxycodone with tramadol?

Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, you can take Paracetamol + Oxycodone with tramadol. The combination of Paracetamol + Oxycodone and tramadol are prescribed by doctors to relieve from severe to moderate pain. However, do not take it on your own.

Question almost 2 years ago

What are the symptoms of Paracetamol + Oxycodone overdose?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

An overdose occurs when more than the required amount (toxic levels) of [medicine] is taken. Initial symptoms of Paracetamol + Oxycodone overdose includes loss of appetite, drowsiness, seizures, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Later progressive symptoms may include pain in your upper stomach, dark colored urine, yellowing of your skin or the white patches in your eyes, liver damage and in rare cases, it can also lead to coma. So, by any chance, if you have accidentally taken more than the required dose of Paracetamol + Oxycodone inform your doctor immediately.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Paracetamol + Oxycodone?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS , General Physician

Paracetamol + Oxycodone is a brand name for paracetamol. It is an analgesic and antipyretic medication used to treat mild to moderate pain and fever. Even WHO has considered this drug to be an essential medicine for basic healthcare requirements. Paracetamol is one of the most commonly used 'over-the-counter' medicine. It is often prescribed as one of the first-line treatment options for pain and fever with minimum side effects.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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