Opana ER 20 mg is an effective medication for extremely severe pain that can’t be cured with other painkillers. It is a Schedule II controlled substance that belongs to a class of drugs called opioid analgesics. Oxymorphone is the generic name of this medication which requires a legal prescription to buy Opana ER online as it has a high risk of abuse and addiction. It works to manipulate certain chemicals in the brain to change how our body reacts to pain. Its other available strengths are 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg, and 40 mg.
Opana ER 20 mg is an extended-release oral medication that comes in a tablet form to be swallowed on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before food. It is a long-acting opioid painkiller that is only prescribed when there is a need for a painkiller for long-term use. Using this for mild or occasional pain doesn’t make any difference or cause some side effects. Never take this medication more than or for longer than the prescribed dosage as it can cause adverse effects including death.
Opana ER is not for someone who has other medical conditions including head injuries, breathing problems, gallbladder disease, kidney disease, liver disease, stomach problems, difficulty swallowing, allergic reactions, alcohol addiction, and difficulty urinating. Women during pregnancy or breastfeeding are likely to stay away from this drug as it can cause serious mental and physical effects on the baby.
In case of abuse, overdose, or sudden withdrawal, this medication can cause serious side effects and if not treated immediately, can further lead to death as well. One needs to follow the prescribed instructions sincerely to overcome such dangerous side effects. These effects include:
- Sleep apnea
- Mood changes
- Abdominal pain
- Vision changes
- Slow/fast heartbeat
- Difficulty urinating
- Slow/shallow breathing
- Swelling of the face, tongue, or throat