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What should I do with my Opana tablets when I stop taking them?

When you and your doctor have determined that you no longer need Opana, you should safely and carefully get rid of the leftover tablets. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends that certain medications be flushed down the sink or toilet so the tablets do not accidentally get into someone else's hands. Opana is one of those medications. Talk with your doctor to make sure you are finished taking the drugs and then safely flush them away.

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