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Opana

Active Ingredient(s): Oxymorphone Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: June 22, 2006
Pharm Company: ENDO PHARMS
Category: Pain Relief



Opana Overview

Oxymorphone (Opana, Numorphan, Numorphone) or 14-Hydroxydihydromorphinone is a powerful semi-synthetic opioid analgesic (painkiller) first developed in Germany in 1914,[2] patented in the USA by Endo Pharmaceuticals in 1955[3] and introduced to the United States market in January 1959 and other countries around the same time.[1] The brand name Numorphan is derived by analogy to the Nucodan name for an oxycodone product (or vice versa) as well as Paramorphan/Paramorfan for dihydromorphine and ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxymorphone

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is opana a mixture of morphine and oxycodone?
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is opana a mixture of morphine and oxycodone? i know that it is oxymorphone, but i don't know what that is and i am allergic to morphine. ## No, Oxymorphone is a complete, separate compound, it does not contain Morphine or Oxycodone. However, it is distantly related to Morphine and there is a warning about it being used in patients who are sensitive to or allergic to Morphine. While it is rare, some can be allergic to this, as well. Has your doctor prescribed it or suggested using it? Are they aware of your allergy? Learn more: ## I'm allergic to Morphine and I take 4 40MG Opana ER a day.I've been taking them for 4 months now and no reactions. ## I need a new strong pain killer, not the gradual release kind. I've been taking 8mg. Of Hydromorphone 3x a day for 4yrs. My Pa...
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I Am Curious If Anybody Has Been On The Generic Opana Long Enough To Give It A Review Either Positive Or Negative Currently 60mg Of Opanaer Tw
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Has anyone been on the generic OpanaER that is being made by Global/Impax Pharmaceuticals long enough to give an honest opinion as to how much more effective they are then Opana? My pharmacist just ordered the oxymorphoneER's for me today. I haven't gotten any relief from Opana. I take 60mg of the ER's twice a day with 3, 10mg. oxymorphone pills for breakthrough pain. I'm getting more relief from the 10mg generics then I am with the 60mgER's. Will I be able to just take the 40mgER's without the added 20mgER's? Any and all information would be greatly appreciated!! Thank you in advance!! ## Hi Bleegs, Based on my research, The Opana ER is an extended release; which means that the medication is being distributed in the body for up to 24 hrs. That is supposed to...
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Is Opana 10mg Stronger Than A Oxycodone 30mg
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i have new pesription and my dr. wants me to try opana 10mg. is this drug stonger and how much stonger than my last drug oxycodone 30mg.. ## The Oxymorphone in Opana is stronger than Oxycodone, but you aren't on an equivalent dose, it would take 15mgs of it to equal each 30mg dose of the Oxycodone. Learn more Opana details here. So, in reality, it's twice as strong, but you may not get as much pain relief, since you aren't on an equivalent dosage. Are there any other questions or comments? ## I have severe Venous insufficiency,anxiety disorder,cirrhossis,osteoarthitis ,severe fractered leg, sixth cranial nerve palsey ,legs are black and necrotic,spleen very enlarged , anvanced hep c,plates left arm old injury , insomonia ,ptsd,inopperable dueto such low platleat count 35,000...
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opana er 10 mg
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What is opana a equal to in lotabs 10 ## Hello, Renee! How are you? Not factoring the effect of the Acetaminophen in the Lortab, you'd need 30mgs of the Hydrocodone to be equivalent to each 10mg Opana. However, it also should be noted that the Lortab is not time released, like the Opana ER, so it's pain relieving effects won't last as long throughout the day and due to the Acetaminophen in the Lortab, it isn't safe to take multiples of them, unless your doctor specifically approves. Even then, you have to make sure not to exceed 3,000mgs a day, or you risk overdose toxicity. The FDA classifies these medications as being narcotic analgesics, so they carry the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and constip...
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oxycotton verses opana how to kick the habit all together
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A friend said they want to get cured of oxy cotton They are taking 2 to 4 pills a day of 40 milligram opana my question is what should they be taking if they want to kick the habit ## Well, Opana contains the active ingredient Oxymorphone, which is also a very potent narcotic, so by using it, they are really just switching one for the other. Depending on the severity of their addiction, they should probably consult a doctor and they may want to look into treatment with Suboxone, it contains the narcotic Buprenorphine, coupled with Naloxone to prevent the use of other narcotics, while under treatment with it. You can learn more here: Does anyone else have any advice to add? ## Subbies and methadone don't help addicts at all. Trust me. They combine it with other drugs to get higher. I...
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pharmacy in 40214 to find opana
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Recently prescribed Opana 20 mg ER and cannot find pharmacy to fill prescription a
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opana 20mg er
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My 7 doctors agreed that I would have to be on pain meds the rest of my life after a auto accident in 1981, after more than 50 surgeries I was put on disability until I found a old doctor who help put back to the point I had a union of both bones mid shaft of Tibia & Fibula, plus 7 crushed disk, right rotator cuff that pops out & many other injuries. From 1981 until 1990 I was on just about ever form of pain meds the doctors said I needed. I was nuts by then, this was all military & VA doctors. I moved back home where I went searching for a good doctor that serve my home town as I live in the country. He sent me to many doctors & on Jan 2,2000 the team after test said no more T4, or any other medication but morphine sulfate, starting out with 15 mg er 3 x a day & as ...
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doctors in michigan that prescribe opana
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Have severe pain cancer bone pain and pain from being a laborer ## Hello, Keith! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. If you have cancer, then any doctor should be able to help you. However, there is no listing of doctors according to what they will or will not prescribe that I can refer to for you. You'll need to set up an appointment with a doctor, make sure the receive a copy of your recent medical records and then discuss your treatment options at the appointment. Are you seeing an oncologist? Do you have a PCP? If so, either of them should be able to help you. The FDA lists this medication as being a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. C...
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pain clinics that treat out of state patients
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Does anyone know of pain clinics that take out of state patients? Also looking to get put on opanas, or something like that. Been on loratab 1000's for 15 years and they don't do the job anymore. I realy hope someone out there knows someplace in GA or TN. Hope to hear from you soon and thanks. ## First off, there are no Lortab tablets that contain 1,000mgs of anything. And next is a question, why aren't you looking in your home state? Even if you do find a doctor that will treat you, when you're from out of state, most pharmacies will not fill your prescription under such circumstances. ## I am looking for a pain management dr in the Saginaw area who takes out of state claims from New Jersey, I' m thinking about relocating from Delaware. I got hurt in 93 and have bn ...
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What Is The Difference In Opana And Morphine
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just wanted to know if there is a difference between the 2. I am perscribed morphine sulfate er 15 mg twice daily. My neck has been operated on a few times so i have severe pain daily. I forgot my pills at home over the weekend. My mother is perscribed Opana 10mg. She gave me one and it seemed to work better. Wanted to know if there is a difference between the 2. I am not sure how to go about asking my dr to switch me. Don't want her to freak about my mom giving me one of hers... ## Opana contains the active ingredient Oxymorphone and it is actually stronger than Morphine. So, the one 10mg tablet that you took was actually equal to taking 30mgs of the Morphine, at once. They are both narcotics, so the side effect profile is similar and can include: nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and ...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Oxymorphone Hydrochloride
  • Injection: 1.5mg/ml, 1mg/ml
  • Suppository: 5mg
  • Tablet: 10mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 5mg, 7.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Oxymorphone Hydrochloride or a similar ingredient: (3 results)


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