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Will taking Roxicodone make me sleepy?

Drowsiness is one common side effect of the prescription pain medication Roxicodone (oxycodone), because this drug slows down activity in the central nervous system, or brain and nerves. That's normal and typically doesn't prevent people from using Roxicodone. However, if you're taking Roxicodone and develop extreme sleepiness, tell your doctor.

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