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What is the strongest dose of Percocet?

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The largest dosage of Percocet tablets available contain 10 milligrams of oxycodone and 650 milligrams of the active ingredient acetaminophen, for a recommended maximal daily dose of six tablets, according to RxList. Patients should not take more than 4 grams of acetaminophen a day, according to Drugs.com.

RxList, reports that Percocet tablets that contain the strongest dosage of both active ingredients come as yellow, oval-shaped tablets with the dosage of the active ingredient oxycodone listed on one side of the tablet. The smallest dosage of Percocet available comes in tablets with 2.5 milligrams of oxycodone and 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. Smaller dosages have a limit of 12 tablets per day.


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