Percocet is a type of prescription painkiller. Its generic name is oxycodone/acetaminophen. Other common brand names include Primlev, Roxicet, Endocet, and Xartemis XR. Percocet does not contain codeine.
Doctors commonly prescribe Percocet for moderate to severe pain relief. In addition, recreational users frequently abuse it for the euphoric effects it produces.