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Can I take Percocet if I have a history of liver disease?

It's possible your doctor won't prescribe Percocet (oxycodone and acetaminophen) for you if you have liver disease. Research suggests that some people with liver disease can experience liver failure if they take Percocet, which is prescribed to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. If you have liver disease, make sure your doctor knows so that he or she can decide if you should take a different drug to relieve pain.

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