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Can I take Percocet if I have digestive problems?

Your doctor will be cautious about giving you the pain medication Percocet (oxycodone and acetaminophen) if you have pancreatitis, gallstones or another gallbladder problem, or if you suffer from paralytic ileus, a condition where digested food does not pass through the intestines. Percocet can worsen these ailments. Make sure your doctor knows about your condition before you start taking Percocet.

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