Description of Opana er 15mg
Opana er 15mg generic is the medicine of Moderate-to-Severe Pain and Chronic Severe pain. However Opana er 15mg generic is type of Opioid Analgesics class of med and it is not recommended for children below 18 years.
Side effects of the medicine Opana er 15mg generic:
Opana er 15mg generic, has a high effective collection of drugs. It may cause injurious side effects in the case of overdose or unnecessary indulgences.
The side effects of Opana er 15mg generic include hives, heavy breathing, swelling over the throat, tongue, lips and face. The more side effects includes slow breathing with long pauses, blue coloured lips, seizure, chest pain, wheezing, cough with yellow or green mucus, severe vomiting, nausea, loss of stomach hunger, dizziness, worsening tiredness, weakness, agitation, hallucination, fever, sweating, shivering, fast heart rate, muscle stiffness, twitching, loss of coordination as well as appetite diarrhoea.
Precaution of the side effects of Opana er 15mg generic:
In the case of any of these symptoms after indulging this medicine, the patient should inform the concern doctor immediately and follow the instruction as the doctor suggests. Moreover, it is recommended to describe the patient situations and in the case of severe pain or symptoms take the recommended precaution at the earliest convince.
Description of Opana er 15mg generic Doses
Opana er 15mg generic is oral intake medicine which contain oxymorphone. Oxymorphone is a semi-synthetic opioid analgesic substance which causes highly effective symptoms.
Opana er 15mg generic is extended released and supplied in 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg and 40 mg table with various strength of the medicine recommended by the pharmacy experts and doctors.
The tablets of Opana er 15mg generic contains numbers of inactive substance such as hypromellose, polyethylene oxide, macrogol, titanium dioxide, polyvinyl alcohol, citric acid. Additionally, the other amount of the medicine such as 5 mg, 7.5 mg and 30 mg tablets contains iron oxide red and yellow.
The 10 mg tables contain FD&C yellow No 6. Furthermore, the 20 mg table of the medicine contains FD&C blue No. 1, FD&C yellow No. 6, and D&C yellow No. 10. Moreover the heaviest dose of this medicine is 40 mg contains FD&C yellow No.6 and D&C yellow No. 10.
Chemical Formula of Opana er 15mg generic
The medicine Opana er 15mg generic’s chemical name is oxymorphone hydrochloride, and the chemical formula is “4, 5α -epoxy-3, 14-dihydroxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one hydrochloride.” The substance of this medicine is a white or slightly off white and odourless power. The solubility of the medicine is in water is 100%, however in alcohol it is sparingly soluble.
The molecular weight of “4, 5α -epoxy-3, 14-dihydroxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one hydrochloride” is 337.80 and the pKa1 and pKa2 at human body temperature (37°C) are 8.17 and 9.54 respectively. THE pH of oxymorphone hydrochloride is 7.4. Furthermore the octanol/aqueous partition coefficient at 37°C and pH 7.4 is 0.98.
Administration and prescription of the medicine:
The medicine, Opana er 15 mg generic, offers different doses for the various symptoms and patient. It comes in form of 5 mg and 10 mg with various dose forms and strengths. It is recommended to take Opana er 15 mg generic only suggested by the doctors or healthcare professionals.
The medicine must be taken in the whole form of the tablets. Regimen of the dosing initiates for each patient to cure the pain and symptoms. However, medical professionals suggest that to keep monitor the patient for his/her respiratory depression especially for the first 24-72 hours of the initiating therapy.
Furthermore, patient should make sure to take indulge enough water after taking the dose of the medicine. Moreover crushing, chewing or dissolving the Opana er 15 mg generic tablets could cause uncontrolled delivery of oxymorphone. In addition, the overdose of the medicine could cause for the patient death.
In the case of first opioid Analgesic, the frequency of the medicine is twice in a day, with the gap of 12 hours with empty stomach. After in taking the medicine keep an eye on the patient for regularly in the interval of 1 or 2 hours.
The patient who is not opioid tolerant should initiate the dose with 5 mg orally 12 hours. In addition patient with opioid symptoms whose treatment is on for a week or longer should intake 25 mg oral oxymorphone per day, 30 mg oral oxycodone per day, 25 mcg transdermal fentanyl per hour and 60 mg oral morphine.
Warnings and Cautions
Addiction, Abuse and Misuse
Opana er 15 mg generic contains oxymorphone, which is schedule II controlled substance. This may lead users to make it addiction, abuse and misuse. Moreover modified released version of this medicine may cause in the case of overdose leads to death. Access of each medicine may occur for the harmful results. Meanwhile misuse of this medicine such as crushing, chewing, snorting may cause for the serious medical issues to the patient.
Life threatening fatal respiration has been seen in many if the cases as the side effect of this medicine. Mostly, this scenario is seen opioid use. ,There is need to take quick action, as in case it not recognized and treated, may lead to respiratory arrest and death.
The medicine Opana er 15mg generic’s chemical name is oxymorphone hydrochloride, and the chemical formula is “4, 5α -epoxy-3, 14-dihydroxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one hydrochloride” is an essential medicine. Mainly it procure dizziness, worsening tiredness, weakness, agitation, hallucination, fever, sweating, shivering, fast heart rate, muscle stiffness, twitching, loss of coordination as well as appetite diarrhoea. However overdose or misuse may also cause for the harmful effect, therefore it is recommended to indulge this medicine only on the prescription of healthcare professionals