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

You may be able to take the prescription pain reliever Roxicodone (oxycodone) if you have a history of hypothyroidism, but tell your doctor about your condition before using this medication. People who have hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, produce too little thyroid hormone. Having this condition could affect how your body processes Roxicodone. If your doctor decides you can take this drug, he or she may need to adjust the dose to take your low-functioning thyroid into account.

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