You should not take OxyContin if you are allergic to oxycodone or if you have any of the following conditions:
- severe asthma or breathing difficulties
- a blockage in your intestines or stomach
Do not use OxyContin unless you are already using a similar opioid medicine and are tolerant to it.
Do not give OxyContin to a child younger than 11 years old.
To make sure Oxycontin is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had:
- breathing problems, sleep apnea
- drug or alcohol addiction, or mental illness
- a head injury, or seizures
- liver or kidney disease
- urination problems
- problems with your gallbladder, pancreas, or thyroid
If you use OxyContin while pregnant, your baby may become dependent on the drug, leading to dangerous withdrawal symptoms in the baby after birth. Babies born dependent on opioids may require medical care for several weeks. Canada pharmacy online.
If you are breastfeeding, consult your health advisor before taking oxycodone. Inform your doctor if you notice the nursing baby is tired or breathing slowly.