Can I stop taking Opana when I feel better?

You cannot stop taking opana without talking with your doctor. Because a sudden stop can cause withdrawal symptoms, your doctor will want to decrease your dosage slowly. If you suddenly stop taking opana, you may feel:

• stomach cramps
• restlessness
• watery eyes
• runny nose
• fast breathing
• sweating
• chills
• muscle, joint, or back pain
• irritability
• anxiety
• nausea, diarrhea, or vomiting
• loss of appetite
• fast heartbeat
• weakness

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