Not Medical Advice: The severity of Percocet withdrawal symptoms will differ based on how long the person has been using the substance and how much they are used to ingesting each day. Anyone taking Percocet four times every day for more than a few weeks is at risk for developing these withdrawal symptoms.
Typical side effects of Percocet withdrawal include:
- yawning when you are not bored or tired
- watery eyes and nose
- excess salivation
- temperature regulation issues
- restlessness or irritability
- a lack of ability to relax or sit still
- muscle aches
- anxiety which includes raised blood pressure and heart rate
Symptoms of withdrawal can start as early as 12 to 24 hours after you have stopped taking the medicine. These symptoms will peak around 2 to 3 days after you stop taking your medication, however can last for as long as a week.
Those who have suffered from addiction problems in the past might find that the physical dependence can become an enduring battle, particularly if the patient frequently gives in to the desire to start using the drug again without medical necessity.
These types of addicts are frequently referred to as being in remission or recovering from their addiction, however are rarely considered to be completely cured.