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Can I take Percodan if I have a history of low blood pressure?

If you have a history of low blood pressure, ask your doctor if you can take Percodan, a strong pain reliever that is a combination of oxycodone and aspirin. Percodan may cause a drop in blood pressure, which can be dangerous in people whose blood pressure is already low. If your blood pressure is low, you may not be able to take Percodan or may need to be monitored closely.

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