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Side Effects of NucyntaJust like any medicine, Nucynta can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Drug InteractionsNucynta can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Nucynta Drug Interactions).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Nucynta?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- A history of drug or alcohol dependence
- Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Gallbladder or pancreas disease
- Lung disease of any sort
- A head injury or high intracranial pressure
- Severe abdominal (stomach) pain
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Nucynta and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Nucynta and Breastfeeding).