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Who should not take OxyContin?

You should not use OxyContin if you are experiencing pain that can be relieved by less powerful painkillers. You should not take OxyContin if you have had allergic reactions to codeine, hydrocodone, dihydrocodeine or oxycodone (examples of these: Tylox, Tylenol with codeine or Vicodin). Others who should not use OxyContin include people with severe asthma or certain other conditions, people who take certain medicines that may interact dangerously with OxyContin and anyone with a history of drug or alcohol abuse. Children should not take OxyContin.

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