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What is Percocet?

Percocet is a prescription pain-relief medicine. Percocet is the brand name of the combination of acetaminophen and oxycodone. This drug may also be found under the brand names Endocet, Magnacet, Narvox, Roxicet and Tylox. Its components, acetaminophen and oxycodone, work together to help relieve moderate to severe pain. Percocet is available in tablet, capsule and liquid form.

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