"Oxymorphone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Oxymorphone" by people in Profiles.
Pimentel CB, Gurwitz JH, Tjia J, Hume AL, Lapane KL. New Initiation of Long-Acting Opioids in Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 09; 64(9):1772-8.
Boyle KL, Rosenbaum CD. Oxymorphone insufflation associated with acute sensorineural hearing loss: case files of the University of Massachusetts medical toxicology fellowship. J Med Toxicol. 2013 Jun; 9(2):179-83.