Definitions for "Percodan"
A prescription pain reliever containing oxycodone and aspirin. Classified in the same category as Oxycontin®, Percodan-Demi only contains 2.25mg of oxycodone.
A prescription pain reliever containing the opioid oxycodone and aspirin.
Percodan® is a potent opioid painkiller used to treat moderately severe to severe acute (short-term) pain. Percodan was first marketed by Du Pont Pharmaceuticals and prescribed in the United States in 1950. At one time one of the most widely prescribed painkillers, Percodan has largely been replaced by safer alternatives.
This is a synthetically produced narcotic that acts like morphine or heroin.