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Side Effects of OxyContin

As with any medicine, OxyContin can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. Some people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects of OxyContin include, but are not limited to:
 
(Click OxyContin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

OxyContin can potentially interact with several other medicines (see OxyContin Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking OxyContin?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click OxyContin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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