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Who should not take oxycodone hydrochloride?

If you have hypotension, asthma, COPD, or other breathing disorders, kidney disease, epilepsy or seizure disorders, mental illness, or a history of drug abuse you might not be able to take oxycodone hydrochloride. Thyroid conditions, gallbladder disorders, stomach, pancreas, or intestinal disorders, adrenal disorders, urinary disorders, an enlarged prostate, history of head injury or brain tumor, or a curvature of the spine are all conditions that may keep you from taking oxycodone hydrochloride. Because oxycodone hydrochloride is metabolized by the liver, those who have liver disease should receive it with caution or not at all.

Anyone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol should not take oxycodone hydrochloride. The effects of oxycodone hydrochloride on pregnant women is not known but it should not be used unless absolutely necessary. Nursing mothers should not use oxycodone hydrochloride as it can pass through breast milk and possibly harm your baby.

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