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Howard S. The oral oxymorphone formulations are roughly three times more potent than oral morphine. It is more lipophilic than morphine and, thus, may more easily cross the blood-brain barrier because it differs from morphine having a ketone-group substituent at the C-6 position.
Clinical Pharmacokinetics. Global oxycodone consumption has increased sharply during the last two decades, and, inoxycodone consumption surpassed that of morphine. In this review, we describe the latest oxycodone data on special populations, including neonates, children, pregnant and lactating women, and the elderly.
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Background: As the use of pharmacological agents, particularly opioid analgesics, has increased in the past 2 decades, so have the substance abuse risks, along with the prevalence of overdose deaths, addiction, and illicit drug use. Accordingly, close monitoring of patients to ensure medication compliance and to identify improper drug use becomes a critical task for pain-management practitioners. Content: Oral fluid is an emerging biological matrix for clinical drug testing.
ANSWER: Certain patients may not be able to tolerate oral morphine administration due to either intractable nausea or the inability to swallow. Although not an FDA-approved route of administration, a limited number of small studies have evaluated rectal administration of sustained-release morphine tablets. Maloney et al reported on 39 terminally ill cancer patients who could no longer tolerate oral administration of MS Contin, either due to the inability to swallow, persistent nausea, or both.
Oxymorphonesold under the brand names Numorphan among others, is a powerful semi-synthetic opioid analgesic painkiller. Pain relief after injection begins after about 5—10 minutes and 15—30 minutes after rectal administration, and lasts about 3—4 hours for immediate-release tablets and 12 hours for extended-release tablets. It was developed in Germany in
The relative analgesic potency of oxymorphone by rectal suppository and intramuscular injection was evaluated in a double-blind, twin-crossover comparison of graded single doses in patients with postoperative pain. The time-effect curves of the two routes of administration differed substantially; rectal resulted in lower and more delayed peak analgesia and a longer duration of action than intramuscular administration. However, because intramuscular oxymorphone is nine to ten times as potent as intramuscular morphine, 5 to 10 mg oxymorphone by suppository provides analgesia comparable to that provided by the usually used doses of parenteral narcotics.