Menu
1-888-835-9428

Navigation

1-877-524-5885

Tylox: What Are The Risks?

Tylox is a very common prescription drug, which is in the same family as the well-known opioid pain medication Percocet. This medication is a combination of both oxycodone and acetaminophen. This drug is used to help relieve severe or moderate pain, and can be highly addictive when taken for a long period of time. It is very important to make sure not to drive or operate machinery while taking Tylox. The effects of this medication may impair judgment and normal ways of thinking. It is also very important to not consume alcohol while under the influence of this medication. It can increase the risk for liver damage, because of the acetaminophen.

People that take Tylox for a long period of time can get addicted to the effects that this drug gives off. Tylox effects are known to be dangerous and habit forming to some people. Side effects of this drug include drowsiness, dizziness, headache, skin rash, vomiting, constipation, and itching. More serious Tylox effects are fainting, seizure, slow heartbeat, weakness, confusion, and cold skin. It is very important to only use this medication if it is prescribed to you. Do not share this medication with others, because it can cause dangerous side effects or addiction.

There are many names that this drug may be called. Percocet, Roxicet, and other generic names may be available; depending on the pharmacy and doctor. Narcotic pain medications such as Tylox may cause constipation. It is important to drink 6-8 glasses of water daily to prevent constipation from occurring. Tylox effects can also cause withdrawal symptoms that can be dangerous, if taken off the medication too quickly. It is very important to look for signs of jaundice, change in color of urine, and allergic reaction; when taking this medication.

There are many signs that will lead someone to believe that someone they know is addicted to this medication. One of the most common signs of substance abuse of Tylox is "doctor shopping". A lot of people that are addicted to this medication often go to different doctors in a short period of time to get more of the medication. Addicts may also steal to buy the medication off the streets, or takes Tylox obsessively. It is very important to get help immediately if you know someone that is addicted, or you yourself are addicted. Tylox can be very habit forming if used for longer than needed.

A lot of people that are addicted to Tylox try quitting cold turkey. It is typically not successful, and can cause nasty withdrawal symptoms. Drug rehabs and other detox options are available for people willing to get help with getting off of this medication for good. Tylox effects can cause a person to become very dependent on having the medication, and it may be hard for an addict to admit that they are indeed addicted. There are many w withdrawal symptoms to look for when someone is no longer taking Tylox. Irritability, insomnia, anxiety, headaches, diarrhea, Goosebumps, hallucinations, flu-symptoms, and mood swings are just a few of the issues that can occur.

Tylox is typically prescribed in a pill or capsule, but sometimes is found in liquid form. It is a rapid-acting medication, so that helps with the chance of having someone who is addicted try to snort or inject the tablets that are prescribed. Tylox is often known to be analgesic, and helps with giving off a synergistic effect. People that are allergic to Tylenol should stay away from Tylox, because it could cause numerous side effects that could be dangerous or fatal. Making sure that your body can handle Tylox before taking a large does is very important. People, who are prescribed Tylox, should only take the dose recommended by their doctor to avoid chance of addiction.

Pain medications, such as Tylox are becoming more well-known to drug addicts in the world today. It is very easy to become dependent on these medications, and it is very important to only take them as needed or prescribed by a doctor. Habit forming drugs such as Tylox can lead to the consumption of other drugs which may have a worse effect on a persons mind and body. People with an addictive past should not take Tylox, or pain medications like it.

1-877-524-5885

FIND A DRUG REHAB

Facts

1-888-835-9428

Supported Organizations: