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Oxycodone/Acetaminophen (By mouth)

Treats moderate to moderately severe pain. This medicine is a narcotic pain reliever.

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Brand names include
Endocet, Nalocet, Percocet, Primlev
Drug classes About this
Analgesic, Opioid/Acetaminophen Combination

What works? Research summarized

Evidence reviews

Low Back Pain and Sciatica in Over 16s: Assessment and Management

This guideline covers the assessment and management of low back pain and sciatica in adults over the age of 16 years.

The Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Sciatica: Systematic Review and Economic Model

Sciatica is a symptom characterised by well-localised leg pain with a sharp, shooting or burning quality that radiates down the back of the leg and normally to the foot or ankle. It is often associated with numbness or altered sensation in the leg.

Fentanyl (Fentora) [Internet]

The objective of this review was to perform a systematic review of the beneficial and harmful effects of Fentora for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients aged 18 years and older who are already receiving and who are tolerant to continuous opioid therapy for their persistent baseline cancer pain.

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