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Percocet Overdose

Percocet when abused can be taken orally in pill form, chewed, or crushed (then snorted like cocaine). Percocet addiction is a major risk with prolonged use (over 2-3 weeks) of. Even moderate doses of Percocet can result in a fatal Percocet overdose. When increasing doses of Percocet an individual may at first feel restless and nauseous and then progress to loss of consciousness and abnormal breathing. Other risks include Percocet withdrawal symptoms that may last for months as well as the risk of Percocet overdose.

Everyone's body is different but as little as half a pill of Percocet when combined with other depressants can lower your respiratory system enough to kill you. Taken in high doses these Percocet tablets alone can kill you.

Symptoms of a Percocet Overdose include but are not limited to:

  • stupor
  • coma
  • skeletal muscle flaccidity
  • cold and clammy skin
  • hypertension
  • circulatory collapse
  • cardiac arrest

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  • Drug Facts
  • Percocet can cause spasms of the stomach and/or intestinal tract.
  • Addiction is a major risk with prolonged use (over 2-3 weeks) of percocet.
  • Percocet is an addictive narcotic and even a normal dose can be fatal.
  • Percocet when abused can be taken orally in pill form, chewed, or crushed (then snorted like cocaine).