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Can I use Percodan if I'm taking phenytoin?

If you are taking phenytoin (Dilantin) to control seizures, ask your doctor if you can use Percodan, a strong pain reliever that is a combination of oxycodone and aspirin. Phenytoin may reduce the effectiveness of Percodan, so your doctor may decide that a different pain medication is a better choice.

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