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What is Numorphan?

Numorphan is no longer available in the United States.

Numorphan is a prescription narcotic pain reliever. It is often administered via injection by a doctor or medical professional, but it can also be taken in tablet form. Numorphan is an analgesic, which means that it works in the brain to change the way the body reacts to or feels pain. Numorphan injections can also be used to relieve anxiety in patients who have breathing problems. Numorphan may become habit-forming if used for an extended period of time.

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