Percocet does not have aspirin in its ingredients. It is a mix of acetaminophen and oxycodone. Percocet is given in various strength combinations of those two ingredients.
Percocet is a narcotic and a controlled substance with a risk factor for abuse. It is given for moderate to moderately severe pain as an analgesic. Most dosages are administered every six hours, with a maximum of six to 12 pills per day, depending on strength levels. Percocet is a prescription pain reliever and is not sold over the counter. Those on percocet should be tapered off the drug and should not stop the drug abruptly.