Oxymorphone Er is sold under the brand name Opana. Although it has medicinal use in treating moderate to severe pain, it still has a high potential for abuse. It is usually dispensed in pill form, however, it also comes as a liquid made for injection. Oxymorphone is used to help relieve moderate to severe pain. It belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid analgesics.
OPANA ER contains oxymorphone, a Schedule II controlled substance. As an opioid, OPANA ER exposes users to the risks of addiction, abuse, and misuse. It is a narcotic pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain. The extended-release form is for around-the-clock treatment of pain. While taking oxymorphone, discuss with your health care provider your pain treatment goals, length of treatment, and other ways to manage your pain.