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Can I use OxyContin if I have a history of hypothyroidism?

You may be able to take the prescription pain medication OxyContin (oxycodone) if you have hypothyroidism, a condition in which the body fails to produce adequate levels of thyroid hormones. However, be sure to tell your doctor about your thyroid problem, because it could affect how your body processes OxyContin. Give your doctor a complete medical history before you take OxyContin.

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