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It is important to talk to your healthcare provider about the precautions and warnings with oxycodone ER before starting treatment. This medication is not suitable for everyone; you should not take it if you have severe asthma, significant respiratory depression, or a bowel obstruction. Before starting oxycodone ER, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you have liver disease, hypothyroidism, or epilepsy.
- Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- A history of drug or alcohol dependence
- Lung disease of any sort
- A head injury or high intracranial pressure
- Gallbladder or pancreas disease
- Severe abdominal (stomach) pain
- An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
- Addison's disease
- An enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH)
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant