FDA Takes Opiate Opana ER Out of Circulation

The Food and Drug Administration has taken action to remove a powerful opiate from the pharmaceutical market. Opana ER, also known as oxymorphone hydrochloride, is about twice as powerful as OxyContin, another prescription medication that is often abused by opiate addicts. Opana ER is meant to require daily, long-term opioid treatment for severe pain and