Description

E 40 (Opana ER 40 mg)
Generic Name: oxymorphone

Pill with imprint E 40 is Yellow, Round and has been identified as Opana ER 40 mg. It is supplied by Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc..

Opana ER is used in the treatment of pain and belongs to the drug class narcotic analgesics. Risk cannot be ruled out during pregnancy. Opana ER 40 mg is classified as a Schedule 2 controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA).

Opana ER
Generic Name: oxymorphone
Imprint: E 40
Strength: 40 mg
Color: Yellow
Shape: Eight-sided/Round
Availability: Prescription only
Drug Class: Narcotic analgesics
Pregnancy Category: C – Risk cannot be ruled out
CSA Schedule: 2 – High potential for abuse
Labeler / Supplier: Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
National Drug Code (NDC): 63481-0440

Uses
Oxymorphone extended-release is used to help relieve severe ongoing pain. It belongs to a class of drugs known as long-acting opioid (narcotic) analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain.

Precautions
Before taking oxymorphone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other opioid pain medications (such as codeine, morphine, oxycodone); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Overdose
If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, give them naloxone if available, then call 911. If the person is awake and has no symptoms, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: slow/shallow breathing, slow heartbeat, coma.

Notes
Do not share this medication with others. Sharing it is against the law.

This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it later for another condition unless your doctor directs you to do so. A different medication may be necessary in that case.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you should have naloxone available to treat opioid overdose. Teach your family or household members about the signs of an opioid overdose and how to treat it.

Missed Dose
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip themissed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Storage
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. See also Warning section.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. For more details, read the Medication Guide, or consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.Information last revised April 2019. Copyright(c) 2019 First Databank, Inc.