Drug Infonet provides drug and disease information for your healthcare needs. Visit our FAQ page to find answers to common health questions. Look on the Manufacturer Info page to link to pharmaceutical company pages. Click to Health Info and Health News for the latest in healthcare developments.
Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Percodan
Percodan's Generic Equivalent
Answer: Percodan's generic equivalent is a combination of oxycodone hydrochloride(4.5 mg) oxycodone terephthalate (0.38 mg) and aspirin 325 mg. Generic equivalents usually use 5.0 mg of oxycodone and 325 of aspirin and are if anything slightly stronger.
Answer: Percodan is a combination of oxycodone and aspirin. Oxycodone is a
semisynthetic narcotic with strong analgesic properties. Like any narcotic, it is
potentially addicting and is chemically different from heroin and opium only in structure
Back to Medication/Pharmaceutical main page.