Nucynta 50 mg Tablets
Nucynta™ (tapentadol) is a narcotic medication licensed to treat acute pain in adults. It is designed for the short-term treatment of pain that is moderate to severe. This product is a controlled substance, which means that there are certain rules surrounding how it is prescribed. It is available in the following strengths:
- Nucynta 50 mg tablets
- Nucynta 75 mg tablets
- Nucynta 100 mg tablets.
Your healthcare provider will recommend a dosage for you based on factors such as the type of pain you are having and whether you are taking other medications. Typically, one Nucynta tablet is taken every four to six hours.
(To learn more about taking the 50-mg, 75-mg, and 100-mg tablets, click Nucynta Dosage. This article explains the dosing guidelines for the drug in greater detail, offering helpful tips on safely taking this product.)