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Can I take Opana ER if I'm pregnant?

You should not take the pain medication Opana ER (oxymorphone) if you're pregnant. Animal studies suggest that the drug may harm a developing fetus. The fetus can also become physically dependent on the drug and experience potentially deadly withdrawal symptoms after birth. Opana ER is a narcotic medication used to treat moderate to severe chronic pain, such as that caused by cancer.

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