Indications: mild pain. fever.
Adverse reactions/side effects: hepatic failure, hepatoxicity
Indications: moderate to severe pain
adverse reactions/side effects: respiratory depression, confusion, sedation, constipation
oxycodone & acetaminophen/ percocet
Indications: mild to moderate pain
Contraindicated in: OB, Lactation, Pedi, Geri (appears on Beers list)
side effects/ adverse reactions: dizziness, weakness, nausea
Propoxyphene Napsylate & Acetaminophen/ Darvocet N
indications: short-term management of pain (not to exceed 5 days total for all routes combined).
contraindicated in OB, Lactation, pedi, & Geri: appears on Beers list
side effects: drowsiness, Gi bleeding, exfoliative dermatitis, stevens johnsons syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, anaphylaxis
indications: moderate to moderately severe pain (extended release formations ava to pts requring around the clock pain management)
Contraindications: OB, lactation. (use cautiously in Geri & pedi)
side effects: seizures, dizziness, headache, somnolence, constipation, nausea