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Who should not take hydrocodone and acetaminophen?

People with an allergy to Tylenol or narcotic painkillers should not take hydrocodone-acetaminophen. If you are taking the prescription drug naltrexone, you should not take hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen because of the risk of serious interactions. Pregnant women should not take hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen, since their baby can be born addicted to the medication or have its breathing dangerously slowed during delivery.

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