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Tapentadol ER Medication Information

Tapentadol ER (Nucynta® ER) is a drug used to treat moderate-to-severe chronic pain in adults. This strong narcotic medicine is specifically designed for use when around-the-clock pain relief is needed for extended periods. It comes as a tablet and is typically taken every 12 hours.
 
As a controlled substance, tapentadol ER does have a high potential for physical and psychological abuse. Therefore, it may not be appropriate for people who have a history of alcohol or drug dependence.
 
To help ensure safe treatment with tapentadol ER, the medication's safety information should be reviewed before you start taking it. This medicine may not be suitable for everyone, so let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have certain medical conditions (such as liver disease or lung disease), or have any allergies, just to make sure this product is right for you.
 
(For more information on this drug, click Tapentadol ER. This article tells you what you need to know about potential side effects, dosing guidelines, available strengths, and more.)
 

Tapentadol ER Medication Information

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