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

If you have experienced seizures in the past, tell your doctor before taking the prescription pain reliever OxyContin (oxycodone). Taking OxyContin may trigger or worsen seizures. You may be able to use OxyContin, but your doctor is likely to monitor you closely.

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