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325 milligrams of acetaminophen is a low theraputic dose. The FDA suggests taking no more than 4 grams in a 24-hour day. 4 grams is equal to 4,000 milligrams. Trust me, 325 milligrams is next to nothing, assuming you aren't allergic to it. And 5 milligrams of oxycodone, in my opinion, is a threshhold dose. You will probably ask yourself "am I really feeling it or am I making it up" with only 5 milligrams. If you are in pain, however, 5 milligrams will be effective in reducing it.
It sounds to me like you might want to do a bit of reading on common pharmaceuticals before you start swallowing pills. Acetaminophen knowledge is pretty much a must-have for anyone swallowing anything containing the drug. Do your research.
SWIY should do a search for cold water extraction (swim knows that someone had to say it...)
With this easy process involving only some water, a microwave, and a fridge, swiy can remove the acetaminophen, leaving only the oxycodone behind. 10-15 mg of oxycodone is a good starting dose, and after doing the extraction swiy's liver will be pretty safe. This way swiy won't even have to worry about the acetaminophen (although 325mg in a pill isn't that much).
Last edited by Smeg; 09-12-2015 at 04:06.
Reason: Full and correct substitution of abbreviated drug name.
^^^you probably wouldn't. to swim's knowledge that's the minimum amount that has to be present in a pill in order to still make it available as oxycodone. if there were none, you'd be left with pure oxycodone, and they'd have to put a time release on it to still make it legal.
Last edited by Smeg; 09-12-2015 at 04:10.
Reason: Tidy up.
the amount of acetaminophen (tylenol) is nothing to be concerned about.
about 500 mg of it is found in each tylenol and people usually take 2 or 3 of those to relieve pain. you would have to REALLY take a lot of tylenols (or endocets for that matter) to worry about acetaminophen overdose. well of course the main ingredient for endo's (oxycodone) is stronger so taking a lot of these can be lethal, but if you took like 3 or 4... you will be fine. the ingredients in the endo's CAN be dangerous if you take a lot or if you are a long time user and can eventually cause liver damage over time, but i wouldn't worry about it if you are being prescribed to 1 or 2 scripts, or you can talk to your doctor about getting a narcotic painkiller without acetaminophen so it can cause LESS liver damage. if you are a long time user. but other than that you really cannot get less tylenol than that in a percocet but sometimes it is replaced by aspirin (percodan).
Last edited by Smeg; 09-12-2015 at 04:14.
Reason: Tidy up.