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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.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Oxycodone ER?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking oxycodone ER (OxyContin®) 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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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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