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Percocet Addiction and Withdrawal

Percocet is the brand name for the combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. It is an effective painkiller and can offer you the energy to help you get through the day, especially when your pain is intolerable. However, it should be taken with care because even taking Percocet as prescribed can get you addicted.

Did you start taking Percocet as prescribed and now can't quit? The right detox and treatment program will help you break your addiction to Percocet. A Recovery Connection addiction specialist is a call away to answer all your questions about addiction, detox and treatment. It's OK to ask for help. Call 800-993-3869 and get the help you need.

The Dangers of Prescription Percocet

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Doctors prescribe Percocet as a short-term pain reliever to be taken as needed. Unfortunately, you can become dependent on Percocet and need increased dosage levels. Doctors may continue to refill prescriptions, instead of trying to resolve the underlying medical issue.

The more you take Percocet, the more your body craves it, which increases your body’s tolerance for the drug. Your body will demand an ever increasing dosage of Percocet. Without it, you will experience withdrawal symptoms because of Percocet addiction. If you are addicted to Percocet you should seek treatment immediately. Call 1-800-993-3869 and speak with one our addiction specialists today. We will get you the help you need in a drug and alcohol rehab that is a perfect match to your individual treatment needs.

Signs That You Might Be Addicted to Percocet

Percocet addiction is one of the more severe opioid addictions because it contains the powerful narcotic called oxycodone.  If you are addicted to Percocet, you will display some or all of the following symptoms and behaviors:

If you currently display several of these behaviors, click here to begin a private Live Chat with one of our addiction specialists.

Safely Breaking Free From Percocet Addiction

Looking for the right Percocet addiction treatment center can be challenging. Even though you have found yourself dependent on Percocet, you may not feel like you need addiction treatment. The truth is that a drug rehab center can effectively monitor your symptoms, administer medications to ease Percocet withdrawal and treat your pain without the use of addictive medication.

Percocet withdrawal symptoms can develop in a short period of time, even when taken as prescribed or not. Withdrawal symptoms from Percocet are difficult to manage alone.

If addicted, stopping use abruptly can cause the following Percocet withdrawal symptoms:

  • Sweating
  • Runny nose
  • Goosebumps
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Agitation

While detox is important to get your body clean from the drug, it is imperative that you immediately get help from a drug rehab program that teaches you how to safely overcome cravings, triggers and other things that cause relapse.

Percocet Addiction Treatment – Get Help Now

At Recovery Connection your well-being is important to us. We can connect you with an accredited rehab facility that will provide you with a safe and comfortable detox and a personalized Percocet addiction treatment program.

Whether you started taking Percocet with a prescription or you obtained it illegally, the fact remains that if you are addicted, seeking help immediately is crucial. Take the first step by calling Recovery Connection at 800-993-3869 and speak with one of our addiction specialists.


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If you or someone you know needs help with Percocet addiction or is experiencing Percocet withdrawal symptoms, Recovery Connection can provide you with information on drug detox and rehab facilities and options for treatment. Call now at  800-993-3869.
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