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OxyContin Warnings and Precautions

Before starting treatment, the warnings and precautions for OxyContin should be discussed with your healthcare provider. Narcotics such as OxyContin have a significant potential for abuse and addiction; this medication is not a good choice for people with a history of alcohol or drug dependence. You should also avoid taking OxyContin if you have severe asthma, a bowel obstruction, or hypercarbia.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking OxyContin?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking OxyContin (oxycodone ER) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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