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Can I use Opana if I have a history of seizures?

If you have a history of seizures, your doctor may not give you the pain medication Opana (oxymorphone). Seizures are a possible side effect of Opana, particularly in people who are prone to them. So be sure to let your doctor know if you have epilepsy or another convulsive disorder or have ever had a seizure. He or she may want to find another drug that's just as effective and safer to relieve your pain.

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