Percocet is a narcotic analgesic, also called as the ‘White Collared Heroin’ The drug contains a combination of acetaminophen and Oxycodone. This increases the analgesic properties of Percocet. When the drug is taken in larger quantities, it produces a similar high as Heroine that is why the drug has a strong addictive potential. The addict simply chews and crushes the tablet to allow for the rapid absorption. Some individuals may snort or inject the drug to achieve the more rapid effects. People who become addicted to Percocet also use other substances in combination to achieve a better High. The withdrawal symptoms begin shortly after the last dose and they can vary in intensity from moderate to severe. The detoxification process is necessary to treat the drug abuse and addiction. The doctors vigilantly monitor the process and administer medicines according to the withdrawal symptoms of the patient.