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Can I take Roxicet if I have a history of thyroid problems?

If you have a history of thyroid problems, you may not be able to take the pain medication Roxicet (acetaminophen and oxycodone), especially if you have hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid). Your condition may make you overly sensitive to oxycodone, an opioid narcotic that's one of the active ingredients in Roxicet. Your doctor will help you decide if Roxicet is the best medication for you or if you should take a different type of pain medication.

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