Opana is a mild semi-synthetic chemical opioid analgesic compound which is usually supplied in either 5 or 10mg pill dosages for general oral intake. This substance contains several semi-active ingredients such as pregelatinized starch, lactose monohydrate and magnesium stearate. The 5mg pill also has traces of FDC type 2 category Aluminum Lake substances.
Anyone using Opana should seek prompt medical help 800-303-2482 if they show symptoms of hives, facial swelling or breathing difficulties. Other conditions which could as well be indicators of danger are:
Before consuming any dose of this compound consults a physician to make sure you are not allergic to any ingredient found in the medication. This substance contains various allergy causing ingredients, which your pharmacist can tell you more about if you request this information.
Anyone suffering from a medical condition such as respiratory problems or bowel malfunctions is advised to avoid use of this substance as it could result in complications. Before using this particular substance, patients are advised to consult with their physicians to rule out the possibility of damaging side effects.
Exercise caution whenever you are faced with prescription medications which have the potential to suppress your nervous system and breathing channel. These include respiratory depressants such as alcohol and even mild sedatives.
This substance is usually sold in two different varieties including regular and timed release pills, and in dosages of 5 and 10mg. One key risk related to Opana misuse is respiratory malfunction which occurs when an overdose or addiction arises. Combining Opana with other substances such as alcohol or benzodiazepines such as Valium or Xanax can produce serious side effects.
General overdose can be extremely dangerous, resulting in respiratory depression that may lead to death. Researchers have identified Opana as being around 7 times more powerful than the morphine compound. In addition to this, frequent use of Opana is associated with a high risk of dependency and addiction. Older individuals must exercise caution when using Opana: this group of patients will more likely metabolize this substance at quite a slow rate and are also more likely to have quite high levels of oxymorphone substance within their blood plasma.
Opana is also believed to affect various immune structure components, as well as have a serious effect on motility or wave action within the duodenum or even large intestines. All these functions account for quite a significant ratio of constipation. This compound is also considered to be quite addictive and should only be taken according to a physician’s prescription.