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When can I stop taking Opana ER?

Except in an emergency, don't stop taking Opana ER (oxymorphone) extended-release tablets without first talking to your doctor. If you've taken Opana ER for more than a few days, there's a chance that your body will become dependent on it. If you stop taking Opana ER suddenly, you could experience serious withdrawal symptoms including anxiety, sweating, nausea, vomiting, restlessness, chills, irritability, weakness, stomach cramps, trouble sleeping, diarrhea, loss of appetite, muscle, joint or back pain, high blood pressure and fast heartbeat or breathing. In most cases, your doctor will slowly lower your dose so you avoid withdrawal problems.

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