Magnacet Warnings and Precautions
To help ensure the safe use of Magnacet, warnings and precautions for the drug should be reviewed with your healthcare provider beforehand. Since Magnacet can worsen certain medical conditions, it is important to tell your healthcare provider about all existing conditions you have before starting treatment. You should not use this pain reliever if you have severe asthma, a bowel obstruction, or hypercarbia.
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Magnacet™ (oxycodone/APAP) if you have:
- A history of drug or alcohol dependence
- Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
- Lung disease of any sort
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- A head injury or high intracranial pressure
- Severe abdominal (stomach) pain
- Gallbladder or pancreas disease
- Addison's disease
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- An enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH)
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.