What is Oxycodone Acetaminophen 5-325 en espanol?
Oxycodone/acetaminophen is a combination pain reliever. It contains an opioid (narcotic) pain reliever and a non-opioid pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain that does not respond to other medications. It works by changing how your brain and body feel and respond to pain. It also reduces fever.
This medication is a Schedule II drug, which means it has the potential to be addictive. It is available only with a prescription from your doctor or other health care provider. Take this medicine exactly as directed to lower the risk of addiction, abuse, or overdose. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
This medicine comes in different forms and strengths. It is usually taken orally (by mouth). Use a medication measuring device to get the correct dose. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the right dose. Take this medication for the full prescribed length of time. If you do not, your pain may return or you may become dependent on this medication.
Oxycodone/acetaminophen can cause liver damage. This is more likely to happen if you take large doses of this medication for a long time or if you have other medical conditions. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about how much acetaminophen you should take. Never share this medication with others, especially with children or teenagers. It can cause death. Prescription drug abuse is a problem in the United States.