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Can I use Magnacet if I have a history of intestinal problems?

Experts say you shouldn't take the prescription pain medication Magnacet (oxycodone and acetaminophen) if you have paralytic ileus -- a partial or complete bowel obstruction that prevents digested food from passing through the intestines. Because Magnacet tends to slow down muscle contractions in your digestive tract, it can worsen this condition. Talk to your doctor about other options to treat your moderate to moderately severe pain.

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