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Should my elderly parents get an oxymorphone injection?

Your parents can receive an oxymorphone injection for pain. Because they are elderly, they may be more likely to have heart, liver or kidney disease, so they should be careful when considering oxymorphone. Their doctor may lower the dose to make sure they are not overly sensitive to the medication. Talk with their doctor about managing pain with oxymorphone.

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