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What is an oxymorphone injection?

An oxymorphone injection is used to treat pain, including labor pain. It is sometimes used to control breathing problems if you suffer from heart-related anxiety, or with a general anesthetic to relax you before surgery. It must be prescribed by a doctor and given by a nurse or other healthcare worker in a hospital or medical facility.

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