Long term physical effects of Percocet on the body (INFOGRAPHIC)

What damages and risks can long term Percocet abuse cause to your body and organs? Explore this infographic to learn how prolonged Percocet use can harm your body.

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Percocet bodily effects

Since long term use or abuse of Percocet affect just about every organ in the body, there are many physical symptoms as use continues. Explore the infographic above to learn what does the body go through when chronically and continuously exposed to Percocet. Then, leave your questions and feedback in the comments section at the end.

Physical symptoms of long term Percocet

All organ systems are affected by the use of this opioid painkiller. What are the risks of using it for extended periods of time or abusing it by taking other than prescribed? Here is a list of some long term effects of Percocet abuse:

Long term physical effects of Percocet on the body (INFOGRAPHIC)

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  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • dry mouth
  • fatigue
  • impotence
  • nausea and vomiting
  • seizures
  • slowed breathing
  • stomach pain
  • vital organs damage

Other more serious effects, include:

  • circulatory system collapse
  • coma
  • death from an overdose
  • heart attack
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • respiratory arrest
  • vital organs failure

Long term effects of Percocet on the body questions

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About the author
Lee Weber is a published author, medical writer, and woman in long-term recovery from addiction. Her latest book, The Definitive Guide to Addiction Interventions is set to reach university bookstores in early 2019.
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