When should I call my doctor if I am taking Opana?

Call your doctor if the pain medication Opana (oxymorphone) is not controlling your pain or if you become pregnant. Also check in with your doctor before starting another medication (prescription or nonprescription) or dietary supplement while you're taking Opana. If you want to stop taking Opana, call your doctor first. Stopping the drug suddenly may cause withdrawal symptoms.

If you experience any of these symptoms while taking Opana, call your doctor immediately:
  • slow or difficult breathing
  • seizures
  • hives
Also tell your doctor if any of these side effects don't go away or if they become serious:
  • constipation
  • stomach pain
  • nausea or vomiting
  • loss of appetite
  • dry mouth
  • headache, dizziness or confusion
  • extreme tiredness or difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
  • itching
  • fever

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