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i wanted to know when this will be available to the public? ## It was approved to treat moderate to severe pain by the FDA on or before June 23rd of this year. So it is simply at matter now of getting docs to prescribe it, and pharmacies to get it stocked on their shelves. It contains Oxymorphone Hydrochloride and there will be two forms available, an Extended Release for long-term pain control, and an instant release version. Here's the article announcing its approval from WebMd: FDA OKs the Pain Drug Opana This is an opiod drug, so it will be strictly controlled and regulated just like other narcotics, no refills, and you will have to see your doctor every month to get a new scrip to use it. And here is the drug website with prescribing information: Opana.com ...
Updated 8 years ago in Opana.
Fri, Aug 04 '06, 12:01 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 173607
MScontin vs. Opana which is best?
I need to switch to one of these meds, Opana isn't covered on my insurance, the MS is, are they the same or is one better than the other? ## No, they do not contain the same medication, MS Contin contains the active ingredient Morphine and Opana contains Oxymorphone. The Opana is a much stronger medication, for instance, just 6.67mgs of it is equal to a 40mg dosage of the Ms Contin, so you have to take much less of it. However, since there is no generic, it is also much more expensive and since you can get a dosage in the Morphine that may help, you may find it makes more sense to go with the one that your insurance will cover, even though the dosage will have to be higher. Are there any questions or comments? ## I have been taking MS Contin 30 mg 3 time daily and have been cut to 3... ...
Updated 5 months ago in MS Contin.
Sun, Jun 15 '14, 9:45 AM   4  Subscribe to thread 210926
opana er 20mg and opana10mg working together
Can anyone tell me if they have had both at the same every day?Opana er 20mg and opana10mg working together? DOES anyone out there take this meds and how it makes you feel or what should I look for ? HELP PLZ !! ## Opana contains the active ingredient Oxymorphone, a potent narcotic pain reliever. I have never used this one, but have used several narcotics when I was on pain management, so I can provide you with some information. If you are dealing with severe or chronic pain, narcotics are often prescribed this was to try to help you get better pain control. The ER is a time release formulation that is meant to help give you hours of pain relief, by being slowly released in the body. The one without the ER is a regular release, meant to start working within 15 to 20 minutes, after you t... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Opana.
Mon, Oct 25 '10, 12:25 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 209958
internet prescriptions!!!
i have been on pain meds(80mg oxycodone) 1 every 8hrs. as long as i can remember. my family and i just moved to an island whos medical staff does not except chronic pain cases. how do i go about maintaining my need for this medication?is it plausable to get a sript. via internet? ## I need oxymorphone for migraines. ...
Updated 5 months ago in Oxycodone.
Sun, Jun 01 '14, 9:27 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 188773
questions about Opana 40 Mg
if i was taking approx 80mgs of norco (10/325) 3x a day what would the equal dose of 40mg opana er be? ## this is only posted because my doc has takenen me off the norcos and i dont want to feel the effects of withdrawl...i would rather wean myself but need to know where to start!! ## The Oxymorphone in the Opana is much stronger than the Hydrocodone in the Norco, so it would only take 26.67mgs of it a day to equal the 80mgs of Hydrocodone in the Norco that you were taking. Learn more Norco details here. Learn more Opana details here. Why did your doctor take you off of it? How long were you taking it? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Opana.
Tue, Sep 18 '12, 11:31 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 235720
Yellow octagon pill with 40 on one side
It is opana 40 mg, its very strong its probably equivalent to 2 oxy 80's. So if you get ahold of one of these DO NOT ABUSE THEM and do not do more than half at once unless you tolerence is extemely high. ## That is correct, it is a 40mg Opana tablet, which contains the active ingredient Oxymorphone, a very potent narcotic analgesic. Abusing them is dangerous is many ways, it can cause overdose and possibly be fatal. Read more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## I have a yellow octagon shaped pill with 40 on one side and have been told that it is morphine. Is it? ## I Thought I was at the "Dilaudid Vs. Oxycodone?" Forum ....I guess not. I will have to keep looking via the net. I wanted to know which one is better for killing sever pain: Dilaudid or Oxcodone. ## Its... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Opana.
Wed, May 16 '12, 7:09 AM   5  Subscribe to thread 209171
tablet ID
I am trying to identify 2 pills, they are white, octagonal. one has E693 in black letters and the number 40 below it and the opposite side is blank. The other one has the number embossed on one side and the other side is blank. Can anyone identify these for me? ## E 693 is a 40mg Opana tablet, containing the active ingredient Oxymorphone, this is a very potent narcotic pain medication. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and dizziness. Read more: Are you saying they both have the same marking, just slightly different? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Oxycodone.
Mon, Jul 26 '10, 3:27 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 206604
Red Pill With E 30
I am trying to find out what this is. I foind it in my medicine cabinet mixed with another medication. It is a round dark red pill will E on one side and 30 on the other side. Please let me know if anyone can help me with this. Thanx ## There is a 30mg Opana ER tablet that meets this description, it contains the narcotic Oxymorphone. Side effects may include nausea, headache, dizziness and constipation. Learn more: Have you ever had a prescription for this? ## its a strong medication called opana.. Its as strong if not stronger then a oxycontin 40mg.. be careful it is dangerous if not used right ...
Updated 2 years ago in Opana.
Thu, Apr 26 '12, 2:48 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 229603
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
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... ...
Updated 9 days ago in Opana.
Thu, Nov 13 '14, 5:45 PM   6  Subscribe to thread 243087
morphine sulphate alterbnative
i am on morphine sulphate and oxycodone the oxy helps the morphine doesnt is there an alternative to morpine ## There are many other narcotic pain medications on the market. The one most commonly used to replace Morphine, since it is more powerful and requires a much lower dosage is Opana, which contains the active ingredient Oxymorphone. You would have to consult your doctor, though, on what is safe to use with the Oxycodone. Have you consulted your doctor? You can learn more on the medication here: It is also available in a time released version, called Opana ER. ## an there be a reaction if I take 30 mg morphine sulfate and have a few drinks ...
Updated 4 months ago in Morphine.
Sat, Jun 28 '14, 4:22 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 207724
oxiopana
My friend told me to take this drug to get off of morphene. Do you think this makes sense or is this drug just as bad . Thanks for the help . ## There actually is no medication under that name, that is actually a misunderstood combination of 2 different medications. Oxi is often used to refer to the narcotic Oxycodone and Opana contains the narcotic Oxymorphone, both of which are very potent and can be habit forming and addictive in their own right. The medications that are most commonly used to treat addiction problems are Methadone and Suboxone, but both of them require a doctor's supervision and prescriptions. Have you consulted a doctor for assistance? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Oxycodone.
Sat, Aug 06 '11, 9:40 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 220882
Taper Down From 50mcg Fentanyl Patch To 25mcg Withdrawal Help
So, I'm in a big big dilemma. For my own security and well being, I MUST come off my Fentanyl transdermal patch. I've Been using 50mcg/72 hours for about 6 mths straight. I have 3 of the 50mcg patches left and 4 of the 25mcg to help me taper off. I will no longer be using them anymore, just Norcos or oxymorphone IR. I'm absolutely terrified of withdrawals. My doc who put me on them has No idea what it's like to come off like this. Can someone please tell me if and how bad the withdrawals from going down that much will affect me? I can not take any benzos (Ativan, xanax, etc) I have come off the oxymorph about 75% in the last 2 mths. I'm literally freaking out. Again, I'm terrified but HAVE to do this for at least another 7 months. Any help would be appreciated. O... ...
Updated 8 days ago in Fentanyl.
Sat, Nov 15 '14, 9:15 AM   41  Subscribe to thread 228055
White Round 54 956
how are these compared to a percocet? ## Everyone's response to this question may be very different since reactions and tolerance are so diverse. However, after browsing over several reviews comparing the two drugs, it seems as though Percocet is more often regarded as the preferred choice. Learn More: Acetaminophen + Oxycodone (Percocet) Details Opana (Oxymorphone) Details Have you had a chance to try either one of them yet? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Percocet.
Tue, Nov 27 '12, 7:08 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 238731
On 50mcg Fentanyl Patch And 5mg Oxy Ir
Have had multiple fusions on lumber in back patches dont seem to help to much and they have me taking 12 5mg oxy irs a day just wondering what would be a good substitute my in insurance wont cover oxy ers.Wondering if opanas would be a good substitute? ## Both Oxycodone and Opana are very powerful narcotic pain medications. However, Opana (Oxymorphone) is said to be approximately 2x stronger than Oxycodone. In that regard, it may be a more desirable option for short-term pain relief. For longer relief, you can always check and see if Opana ER is covered under your insurance as well... Keep in mind though that all opioids have different effects, where as there is no such thing as "equivalent" dosages. An "equivalent" dosage for one person could cause another to OD. With t... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Fentanyl.
Sun, Feb 17 '13, 2:33 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 242536
Levorphanol Availabilty
I have a terminal condition, so what do I have to lose by identifying myself? Nonetheless, please respect my privacy. It appears that Roxane manufactures/did manufacture Levorphanol under the trade name Levo-Dromoran and may be available outside the USA. The biochemical characteristics of this drug indicate that it might be a favorable replacement for the Oxymorphone that I take now. Apparently it can be compounded by a specialty pharmacy, but could a prescription be filled under the present circumstances for a manufactured form? ## I did, in fact, receive an e-mail from a representative at Boehringer Ingelheim USA indicating that Levorphanol tartrate is currently manufactured in a generic version by Roxane Laboratories. I assume it is available in 2 and 4mg tablets. Now I simply need t... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Levo-Dromoran.
Mon, Jan 30 '12, 1:28 PM   4  Subscribe to thread 226252
Pink pill on with 93 on one side and 02 on the other
Pink pill one side 93 and 02 on the other.They are Opana 10mg instant release! I get them EVERY month! ## That is correct, though these are the generic for Opana and aren't instant release tablets, they are actually regular release. Once you swallow them, they'll take about 15 to 20 minutes to start working. Learn more Oxymorphone details here. Instant release formulations usually require a capsule, otherwise it takes awhile for you to start digesting something, so it can start to enter your blood stream and have its intended effect. Are there any questions or concerns? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Opana.
Mon, Aug 05 '13, 1:37 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 250153
Oxycodone and morphine in one pill?
I came across a pill that was supposed to have 15mg oxycodone and 15mg morphine in same pill. It is round white with 262 on one side, and what looks like a crescent moon design or whatever on the other side. What is it, and is the above pill even manufactured? ## There is no such combination pill in the U.S. What your tablet contains is 15mgs of Oxymorphone, it is not a combination of both, but it is a narcotic analgesic. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and dry mouth. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Oxycodone.
Thu, Oct 06 '11, 10:13 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 223234
3 formulas - old formula, new formula & new new formula
Can anyone tell me if they know if there is any difference in effect between the new formula (round) and the new new formula round and concave? I have the new formula and it is really making me feel disoriented, totally different from the old formula; however, does not work as well for pain. ## The active ingredient itself has not been changed, it is still Oxymorphone, but the tablets were reformulated to help prevent their abuse and, unfortunately, this has caused problems for many people. If you browse this site you'll see there are many complaints that this change has caused people to suffer odd side effects and/or for it to not work as well as it used to. The same thing happened when Oxycontin was reformulated awhile ago. Learn more about Opana Details The best suggestion I can ... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Opana.
Tue, Jun 12 '12, 9:38 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 231763
Op Vs Oc
Opana is terrible both IR and ER, same with Exalgo and even the 8 mg Dilaudid stinks soo folks those of us that truly need pain relief are now screwed. ## I am very sorry to read that you are having a problem. The Exalgo and the Dialudid both contain the same active ingredient, the narcotic Hydromorphine, so if one didn't work for you, then it makes sense that the other wouldn't, either. Opana contains Oxymorphone and from the title of your post, are you saying that the new Oxycontin doesn't work, either? If that is the case, what other options have you discussed with your doctor? On possibility is Morphine, it is available in 3 formulation, instant release, time release and regular release: There is also a time released patch on the market that contains the active ingredien... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Opana.
Wed, Nov 09 '11, 4:56 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 213457
Opana 10 Vs Percocet
opana 10 vs percocet 10 for chronic pain in legs from neuropathy + severe muscle atrophy! I have a bullet in my back which can not be removed. some one told me about opana as he suffers with the same injury! Was wondering if the opana works better on this type of nerve pain better than the percocet? ## Hi Delain - sorry to hear about your chronic pain. Technically speaking the Opana (active ingredient Oxymorphone) is a significantly stronger pain killer than Percocet if you are taking the same dosage. However, depending on how your body metabolizes it and exactly how you are taking the medication could influence the result. If you have already started the Opana may I ask how you are finding it compared to the Percocet? Hopefully you are finding the relief you need! ## I havent switched ... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Opana.
Mon, Apr 09 '12, 1:22 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 229349

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