Are there any risks in taking Opana?

Opana is a narcotic. As such, Opana has the potential of becoming physically addictive just like morphine or other opioids. You must also be careful to take tablets whole as any crushing or breakage can lead to an overdose of oxymorphone in the system. Alcohol in any form can also lead to fatal doses of medication. Do not drive or participate in any other dangerous activity until you know whether or not Opana will make you particularly drowsy.

Older people may be especially sensitive to the effects and side effects of Opana. Also, certain medical issues can be complicated by Opana, including seizures; brain tumors; history of addiction; heart, kidney, liver, intestinal, or lung disease; breathing issues; any allergies; or head injury. Opana can also be risky if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding.

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