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A prescription painkiller, Nucynta™ (tapentadol) is a medication that is considered a controlled substance in the United States. It is approved for the short-term treatment of moderate-to-severe pain in adults. It comes in the form of a tablet and is available in the following strengths:
- 50 mg Nucynta tablets
- 75 mg Nucynta tablets
- 100 mg Nucynta tablets.
Typically, one tablet will be taken every four to six hours. Your healthcare provider will consider many factors when deciding whether to prescribe Nucynta 50 mg, 75 mg, or 100 mg. These factors include:
- How you respond to Nucynta
- The type and severity of your pain
- Other medications you are taking
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other pain medications you have tried.
(For more information on when and how to take the tablets, click Nucynta Dosage. This article gives more detailed dosing guidelines for this painkiller and explains why your healthcare provider may increase your dosage on the first day of treatment.)