What does 5/375 mean on a percocet bottle?

Percocet is a brand name of combination acetaminophen and oxycodone tablets. The 5/375 refers to 5 mg of oxycodone and 375 mg of acetaminophen. Oxycodone is a strong narcotic pain reliever, while acetaminophen (Tylenol) is a less potent pain reliever that works to boost the effects of oxycodone.
Updated on Monday, February 06 2012 at 03:18AM EST
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