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Opana

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

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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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How long to wait from Opana ER 40 mg to Suboxone film
I'm quiting Opana using Suboxone. I've gradually come down from Opana ER 40 mg to 10 mg over a period of 6 months, and am switching today to Suboxone film. Dr told me to wait 24 to 36 hrs before starting Subs (wait till I can't stand the withdrawals any longer). Normally on 10 mg Opana I start to feel withdrawals within 12 hrs, can't get comfortable in my skin, can't sleep, restless leg etc. Problem is I ran out of 10 mg yesterday so the single last Opana I took was an ER 40 mg. It's been 30 hrs and still no noticable withdrawals. I don't want to start the Suboxone until feeling the withdrawals as instructed cause I don't want the Subs to kick in and suddenly block the Opana causing worse withdrawals. How long should I wait? ## There is really no precise ...
Updated 22 hours ago.
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Pill Shortage Opana Percocet Ect
To all suffering the Opana, Percocet, ect pill shortage her is some valuable information. Endo Pharm is the maker of these drugs and thier website endo.com is addressing this nationwide shortage also here is there phone number 1 800 462 3636. They are assisting patience in locating a pharmacy near you by giving them some basic information such as your zip code. They will try to help you locate a pharm who has the drug still instock. Make sure when you call that your script can be fill and you have several zip codes to give them because thier search is only a 10 mile radius of the zip code you give them. You can only call three times within a month. According to Endo the shortage is due to mispackaging wrong pills in wrong bottles and broken pieces in otc bottles. My friends believe if t...
Updated 3 days ago.
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pain clinics that treat out of state patients
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 ...
Updated 3 days ago.
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Generic Opana-People Speak up
They are saying that the new opana works as well as the old. There are so many peoples statements that I have read saying the new don't work as well but yet Endo states their research don't prove that. All people who have a real medical problem that causes pain and takes new opana and it doesn' work as well as the old needs to speak up. One person can't change anything. People who are being treated awful by medical doctors and pain clinics because they have pain also need to speak up. ## Read what Endo states what they think will happen with Opana in 2013-14. *double-digit prescription growth in products like Voltaren Gel and the reformulated OPANA ER which will drive growth in our branded pharmaceutical businesses. Endo Health Solutions' CEO Discusses Q3 2012 Result...
Updated 9 days ago.
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opana 40mg generic they are orange with the number 674 on them
I just typed a very long message about being on 120 mgs of methadone and four 30'mg roxies a day for a year and my dr got fired ,,and they cut me in half 2 mothes ago ,1) quesion about this site I spent over 30 minutes typing a message that would of helped a lot of people because I just switched today to 2 ,40mg er Opanas ,I just got new health insurance so I can stop taking the methadone ,I used to get 360 tabs for $90 a month that was 12 10mg tabs a day 40mg 3 x a day,that is = to 600mg of oxicotin so that wold of been 7 or 8 80's a day which my insurance only cover 90 tabs of both med 40 opanas er or 80mg Oxicotin, my insurance company said they could be filled every 23 days so they would cover 4 tabs a day ,I am not sure that 2 of these 40 mg opana's er and I also got cu...
Updated 10 days ago.
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What Is The Difference In Opana And Morphine
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 ...
Updated 11 days ago.
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Need up to date info on Opana ER 10mg
Is a generic available for the medication as of July 2014? ## Yes, there are several generics available in the time released formulation of Oxymorphone, now. This is 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. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 11 days ago.
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patient assistance
My wife had a bladder mesh implanted and had it removed 5 years ago. Our last insurance covered opana, the new insurance does not cover it. She is on morphine and OxyContin, We were hoping to contact the manufacturer to give us those pills free or discounted. {edited for privacy}
Updated 11 days ago.
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NEW PAIN KILLER OPANA
I was just prescribed this medicine and do not feel very comfortable taking it. I would like to know if any one has tried this drug and how did it work. I was previously on oxycontin and the Dr. just changed me to this. Also i am allergic to mophine, alot of people have told me including the doctors that i work for that i should not take this due to my allergy. I have not filled the prescription and the Dr. that prescribed it has not called me back yet. Please give me any answers from anyone ## was taking 200mg per day of ms contin. experiencing level 10 pain frequently. was moved to opana er. started 4 days ago. taking 40 mg per day. level 10 plus pain plus heavy withdrawl action. so far, i don't like it. ## Sorry, I removed the post with incorrect information. Opana contains Oxymo...
Updated 21 days ago.
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opana 40mg vs oxycontin op 80mg
my Dr prescribed Opana 40mg as alternative to Oxy 80 mg 2 twice a day which I would insufflate - I didn't tell him this of course. he claimed them to be just as good if not stronger can any one share about opana 40mg ## Inhaling medications that are not intended for that method of usage is very dangerous. You run the risk of overdose and creating blockages in your lungs, which can lead to breathing problems, embolisms and stroke. Opana contains the active ingredient Oxymorphone, this is a potent narcotic pain reliever. Side effects can include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and constipation. THis dosage is about the same as what you were taking of the Oxycontin. Do you have any other questions? ## i was taking three oc 40's a day, when the new op 40's came out they seemed to...
Updated 23 days ago.
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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.

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