Percocet is a pain relief drug, a combination of oxycodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen, which can be administered orally and injected intravenously, according to WebMD. Percocet is manufactured by Endo pharmaceuticals.
Oxycodone is a narcotic and modifies the way the brain processes pain signals from the nerves, according to WebMD. Acetaminophen is a non-narcotic analgesic and antipyretic, relieving pain and reducing fever, and it is commonly found in over the counter medications, including Tylenol and Anacin. Percocet is usually prescribed for moderate to severe chronic or persistent pain. The combination drug was first approved for use by the FDA in 1976, according to FDA.net. Other brand names of oxycodone and acetaminophen combinations include Endocet, Magnacet, Narvox, Roxicet, and Tylox.Learn More
According to Rexall, Emtec-30 is a prescription medication that combines acetaminophen and codeine. Acetaminophen relieves pain and reduces fever, while codeine is a narcotic pain reliever. Emtec-30 is used for moderate to severe pain. Liquid and tablet forms are available. Prolonged use of Emtec-30 is sometimes habit-forming.Full Answer >
The major benefit of having an enema is that it can help to cleanse the lower bowel if a person is severely constipated or cannot otherwise release wastes through the rectum, according to AARP. Other types of enemas are administered to detect polyps or colon cancer more easily.Full Answer >
Keflex 500 mg Pulvule is an antibiotic drug that is used to treat bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, ear infections, skin infections and respiratory infections. It works by inhibiting the development of bacteria.Full Answer >
Not only does Advil not help high blood pressure, it can cause a person's blood pressure to rise, according to WebMD. Advil is a brand name for ibuprofin, which is one of several non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs known to contribute to higher blood pressure.Full Answer >