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Side Effects of Nucynta

Just 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.
 
Common side effects seen with Nucynta include but are not limited to:
 
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness.
     
(Click Nucynta Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Nucynta 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.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Nucynta Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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