Oxycodone and Percocet

“Rise above pain with Percocet and Oxycodone”

What is pain?

Pain is an uncomfortable feeling that is produced by the brain to warn you that something is wrong. The sensation of pain can be constant or it can occur in sudden bursts. Pain is the warning signal that travels through our nervous system that causes uncomfortable sensations. Some medicines like oxycodone and Percocet help people suffering from pain.

Pain can cause physical effects like nausea, vomiting, and weakness and there can also be some mental or mood changes like restlessness, anger, and depression that can be caused by pain. It is classified into two categories acute and chronic pain, Acute pain refers to when the pain is severe but temporary like an injury and chronic pain refers to when the pain is ongoing such as a disease that causes the pain.

Some facts related to pain:

These are some of the interesting facts about the pain that can help you to know more about pain and how different it is from the conventional definition of pain.

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Pain tolerance is different in individuals

How much you feel pain can differ in individuals because the chemical change, level of inflammation, or emotional response to pain can be different in individuals. If you have anxiety you will feel more pain than the person who is calm or composed.

Chronic pain can make your brain shrink 

If you are suffering from chronic pain there can be chances where your brain might shrink. Their reason behind this is not clear but it is being assumed that it occurs because of stress. Because with pain there comes the stress. 

The brain cannot feel pain.

The brain can process the pain happening in the other parts of the body but it cannot feel the pain itself because the signals are not processed. It only works as a processor that interprets the signals from all over the body.

Women feel more pain than man

Several studies show that women require twice the amount of medicine to get the same effects as men. The nerve density in a woman is more than that of a man, studies also show that the female body has a more intense response to pain stimuli.

Available treatments for pain.

There are many treatments available for pain, Therapy treatments like CBT or massage can help you to reduce the pain but the most effective way you can make your pain go away are through medicines.

Medical treatment is one of the fastest and most effective treatments that can help you to get rid of the pain. If you are going through normal pain you can go to the pharmacist and get yourself an OTC drug.

For moderate to severe pain, there are prescription medicines like Oxycodone and Percocet that can help you if the pain you are suffering is severe or chronic.

Oxycodone

It is an opioid analgesic that helps people suffering from moderate to severe pain. It is a prescription drug and only given when other non-opioid painkillers do not provide desired effects. 

Oxycodone works in the central nervous system by binding the opioid receptors that carry the pain signals to the brain. This helps to suppress or eliminate the sensation of pain.

Percocet

Percocet is a combination of two drugs; Oxycodone and Acetaminophen. These two substances are combined to create more effective painkilling effects than oxycodone alone. Acetaminophen can also help in reducing fever.

Warning

This medicine can cause Addiction and Overdose that can cause Death. Use this drug as prescribed by your doctor.

You should not use Oxycodone or Percocet if you are suffering from breathing problems such as asthma. 

Using Oxycodone in pregnancy can cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms to the newborn. Both of these drugs can travel through breastfeeding and cause unwanted effects to the nursing infant.

Can an online DR prescribe oxycodone?

Oxycodone is a narcotic and also a Schedule II controlled substance which states that this drug has a high potential for addiction and abuse. The DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) didn’t approve online doctors to prescribe this medication.

To get a prescription, the doctor needs to physically diagnose you and see if you are fit for this drug. Oxycodone can also cause severe side effects that can cause critical scenarios and even cause death. 

Is it legal to prescribe oxycodone?

Yes, It is completely legal to prescribe oxycodone if there is a need. Oxycodone is an addictive substance and it is unethical for the doctor to prescribe this medicine without a proper diagnosis. 

There is proper physical checkup needs to do for any doctor to prescribe this medicine. Because there are many downsides of using this medicine that can harm you both physically and mentally. 

Is oxycodone the same as Percocet?

People often get confused between Oxycodone and Percocet because they have similar components. The effects they both provide are similar but some key differences differentiate both of them.

  • Oxycodone arrives from opium and sold under brand names like OxyContin. On the other hand, Percocet is a blender of Oxycodone and Acetaminophen.
  • Percocet oxycodone has similar side effects but the Acetaminophen present in Percocet can cause liver damage if used for an extended period. 
  • Acetaminophen allows the Percocet to provide better painkilling effects than Oxycodone if used alone.

How can I get a prescription without seeing a doctor?

You can’t get a prescription without seeing a doctor but thanks to the technology now you can get a prescription without going to the doctor. Telehealth allows you to book an online appointment where you can consult your doctor from anywhere.

There are many benefits of using telehealth:

  • You don’t need to take a leave from work to see the doctor.
  • It is better for the people who are suffering from a disease that requires frequent doctor visits.
  • Telehealth is also an affordable option.
  • It also helps the doctor to see how the patient is reacting in their comfort zone.

The main issue happens when the patient requires a controlled substance for the treatment. The drug regulatory body does not allow telehealth to provide a prescription of controlled substances to anyone.

 

 

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