Opana ER

Opana ER treats severe pain. Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication.

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Opana ER Overview

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Oxymorphone is a prescription medication used to treat moderate to severe pain. 

Oxymorphone belongs to a group of drugs called called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. These work by changing the way the body responds to pain.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken typically 2 times a day, on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. 

This medication is also available in an injectable form to be given directly into a vein (IV), in the muscle (IM), and under your skin (subcutaneously) by a healthcare professional.

Common side effects of oxymorphone include constipation, nausea, and vomiting.

Oxymorphone can also cause drowsiness and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how oxymorphone affects you.

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Uses of Opana ER

Oxymorphone is a prescription medication used to relieve moderate to severe pain for those who need pain medication around the clock.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

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Side Effects of Opana ER

Serious side effects have been reported with oxymorphone. See the “Oxymorphone Precautions” section.

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Common side effects of oxymorphone include the following:

  • constipation
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • tiredness
  • headache
  • stomach pain
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • increased sweating
  • dry mouth
  • diarrhea
  • insomnia  (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep)
  • fatigue (tired)
  • decreased appetite
  • itching

This is not a complete list of oxymorphone side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.