Oxycodone/acetaminophen has a danger for abuse and dependancy, which might result in overdose and loss of life. Oxycodone/acetaminophen might also trigger extreme, presumably deadly, respiration issues. To decrease your danger, your physician ought to have you ever take the smallest dose of oxycodone/acetaminophen that works, and take it for the shortest potential time. See additionally Easy methods to Use part for extra details about dependancy.
The danger for extreme respiration issues is larger while you begin this medicine and after a dose improve, or in case you take the improper dose/energy. Taking this medicine with alcohol or different medication that may trigger drowsiness or respiration issues might trigger very critical uncomfortable side effects, together with loss of life. Additionally, different medicines can have an effect on the removing of oxycodone/acetaminophen out of your physique, which can have an effect on how oxycodone/acetaminophen works. Make certain you understand how to take oxycodone/acetaminophen and what different medication it’s best to keep away from taking with it. See additionally Drug Interactions part. Get medical assist straight away if any of those very critical uncomfortable side effects happen: sluggish/shallow respiration, uncommon lightheadedness, extreme drowsiness/dizziness, issue waking up.
Preserve this drugs in a secure place to forestall theft, misuse, or abuse. If somebody by accident swallows this drug, get medical assist straight away.
One ingredient on this product is acetaminophen. Taking an excessive amount of acetaminophen might trigger critical (presumably deadly) liver illness. Adults mustn’t take greater than 4000 milligrams (4 grams) of acetaminophen a day. Individuals with liver issues and youngsters ought to take much less acetaminophen. Ask your physician or pharmacist how a lot acetaminophen is secure to take.
Don’t use with every other drug containing acetaminophen with out asking your physician or pharmacist first. Acetaminophen is in lots of nonprescription and prescription medicines (corresponding to ache/fever medication or cough-and-cold merchandise). Verify the labels on all of your medicines to see in the event that they include acetaminophen, and ask your pharmacist in case you are not sure.
Get medical assist straight away in case you take an excessive amount of acetaminophen (overdose), even in case you really feel properly. Overdose signs might embrace nausea, vomiting, lack of urge for food, sweating, abdomen/belly ache, excessive tiredness, yellowing eyes/pores and skin, and darkish urine.
Each day alcohol use, particularly when mixed with acetaminophen, might harm your liver. Keep away from alcohol.
Earlier than utilizing this medicine, girls of childbearing age ought to discuss with their physician(s) in regards to the dangers and advantages. Inform your physician in case you are pregnant or in case you plan to turn out to be pregnant. Throughout being pregnant, this medicine needs to be used solely when clearly wanted. It could barely improve the danger of delivery defects if used through the first two months of being pregnant. Additionally, utilizing it for a very long time or in excessive doses close to the anticipated supply date might hurt the unborn child. To minimize the danger, take the smallest efficient dose for the shortest potential time. Infants born to moms who use this drug for a very long time might develop extreme (presumably deadly) withdrawal signs. Inform the physician straight away in case you discover any signs in your new child child corresponding to crying that does not cease, sluggish/shallow respiration, irritability, shaking, vomiting, diarrhea, poor feeding, or issue gaining weight.