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what is opana er

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Better?: In terms of potency Opana er 40 mg is equal to about 120 mg of morphine. In general i find that the side effects from taking Opana er are seen less o ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Unsure: You need to speak with your doctor that is prescribing your medications to discuss your concerns with the medication you are on.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Second opinion: There might be a reason behind the selection of the particular medication. You can have an open discussion with your physician and can always get a s ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Oxymorphone: Opana is an opioid. All opioids have the potential for addiction. Caution should be exercised when using these opioid medications.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard O'Leary
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Both fentanyl and Opana are opiates. Opana er is the trade name for Oxymorphone ( a derivative of morphine). The medications differ in their side ef ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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If a doctor has: prescribed you both drugs, I am not sure why you are not asking the prescribing physician and/or the pharmacist who is dispensing the drug. If 2 doct ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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OpanaIR lasts on : Average between six and 13 hours with the average being somewhere around eight. Opana er lasts between six and 36 hours. I would talk to your sleep sp ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
UDS: This is not unusual as Codeine gets metabolized to Morphine. However the amounts in the urine is what is important.
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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: They are both opioids with risk for respiratory depression and overdose. I don't understand why you have two different prescriptions for breakthrough ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
There : There is no completely safe medication during a pregnancy, especially an opioid like opana. Consult your OB doctor about this issue.
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