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Review: Percocet and Skelaxin





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Percocet and Skelaxin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Percocet and Skelaxin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 652 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 26,450 users)

Skelaxin has active ingredients of metaxalone. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Skelaxin 5,825 users)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 652 people who take Percocet, Skelaxin are studied

Percocet, Skelaxin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Percocet (acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride)
- Skelaxin (metaxalone)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Percocet is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Skelaxin is effective0.00%
(0 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DizzinessAnxietyAnxietyRespiratory DistressAmnesiaGallbladder Disordern/aPain
ComaConstipationDepressionDrug Withdrawal SyndromeDepressionPainAnxiety
DeafnessAgitationDeep Vein ThrombosisAgitationAnxietyPancreatitisBack Pain
Burning SensationImpaired MemoryPulmonary EmbolismMental Status ChangesAggressionCholecystitis ChronicNausea
Sleep TalkingDry MouthMood SwingsLoss Of ConsciousnessDecreased AppetiteSphincter Of Oddi DysfunctionEmotional Distress
Weight DecreasedLoss Of AppetiteIntentional OverdoseDisorientationParanoiaDepression
Abdominal DiscomfortOccipital NeuralgiaHallucinationBundle Branch Block LeftAlopeciaHypertension
Intervertebral Disc ProtrusionUrinary HesitationAggressionBundle Branch Block RightAcneFatigue
Sleep DisorderTesticular DisorderWeight IncreasedMuscle SpasmsFat Tissue IncreasedArthralgia
InsomniaUrinary RetentionPainOverdoseConfusional StateDyspnoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Percocet is effective44.44%
(8 of 18 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
Skelaxin is effective16.67%
(3 of 18 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
AnxietyPain
Back PainBack Pain
HypertensionArthralgia
NauseaDyspnoea
Emotional DistressInsomnia
DepressionNausea
FatigueFatigue
Spinal OsteoarthritisHeadache
Pain In ExtremityDrug Withdrawal Syndrome

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Percocet is effectiven/an/an/a25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
14.29%
(4 of 28 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
Skelaxin is effectiven/an/an/a12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
7.14%
(2 of 28 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes Mellitusn/aPainCholecystitisAnxietyPainPainAnxiety
Cholecystitis ChronicInsomniaDrug Withdrawal SyndromeDepressionEmotional DistressPain
Emotional DistressUrinary Tract InfectionPainAnxietyFallBack Pain
Sphincter Of Oddi DysfunctionInfluenza Like IllnessDepressionHypoaesthesiaNauseaDyspnoea
Gallbladder DisorderCardiac Failure CongestiveHeadacheBack PainDiarrhoeaEmotional Distress
PancreatitisBronchitisArthralgiaNauseaAnxietyAnhedonia
Weight IncreasedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDrug DependenceOedema PeripheralAnaemiaFall
DyspnoeaPresyncopePyrexiaMuscle SpasmsHypertensionOsteomyelitis
CholelithiasisMulti-organ FailureDyspnoeaOsteomyelitisAnhedoniaSpinal Osteoarthritis
Back PainMassAgitationArthralgiaRashDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Percocet (acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Skelaxin (metaxalone) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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