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How soon after starting Percocet will my symptoms improve?

You should start feeling the effects of the pain medication Percocet (oxycodone and acetaminophen) in about 15 to 30 minutes. The relief should last for up to 6 hours. If you don't think Percocet is adequately controlling your pain, contact your doctor. Don't increase your dose or stop taking Percocet without first checking with him or her.

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