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Can I use Roxicodone if I have a history of digestive disease?

People who have or may have certain digestive disorders shouldn't take the prescription pain medication Roxicodone (oxycodone). Taking this medication can slow the movement of food through the digestive tract. For this reason, people who have or may have a bowel obstruction or paralytic ileus (a condition in which digested food does not pass through the intestines) should not take Roxicodone. Your doctor may prescribe a different pain reliever if you have a history of other digestive problems.

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