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An opioid analgesic with actions and uses similar to those of MORPHINE, apart from an absence of cough suppressant activity. It is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain, including pain in obstetrics. It may also be used as an adjunct to anesthesia. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1092)

Year introduced: 1991(1964)

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Tree Number(s): D03.132.577.249.562.692, D03.549.686.607.675, D03.605.497.607.675, D04.615.723.795.576.692

MeSH Unique ID: D010111

Registry Number: 9VXA968E0C

Entry Terms:

  • Oxymorphone Hydrochloride
  • Oxymorphone HCl
  • Numorphan
  • Endo Brand of Oxymorphone Hydrochloride
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Brand of Oxymorphone Hydrochloride
  • Opana
  • Endo brand of oxymorphine HCl

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