Oxymorphone ER is a medication prescribed for people who require around-the-clock pain relief. The drug comes in the form of extended-release tablets, and is taken every 12 hours. As a type of opioid narcotic, it has the potential for physical and psychological dependence and abuse. Possible side effects include dizziness, constipation, and vomiting.
What Is Oxymorphone ER?
Oxymorphone ER (Opana® ER) is a long-acting prescription pain medication. It should be used only when around-the-clock use of strong painkillers is necessary for an extended period of time (for more than a few days).
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