As with many painkillers, Percocet can dull your reactions and your thinking process. Therefore, performing tasks like operating heavy machinery, driving or intricate or skillful work may not be advisable whilst taking Percocet. As with many drugs, Percocet can be addictive so you must be careful when using it, and if someone else is using it, you must take care to ensure that they are not becoming addicted to it. An overdose of Percocet could be fatal, therefore, you should always stick to the recommended dosage. If you find that Percocet is not providing you with the required amount of pain relief, consult your doctor and he or she may provide you with stronger painkillers or advise an alternative course of therapy.
On no account, should you increase the amount of Percocet without the doctor's advise. It is suggested, that around 72 hours is the time that the drug Percocet stays in your system, before it is flushed out through urine, with about eight glasses of water needed to prevent constipation. If you are taking a drugs test, or performing any other task in which you need to be drug free, four days should cover it.