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Tapentadol ER

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

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)
  • Seizures or epilepsy
  • Gallbladder or pancreatic disease
  • Lung disease of any sort
  • A head injury or high intracranial pressure
  • Severe abdominal (stomach) pain
  • 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 all of the medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Tapentadol ER to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Dosing Information for Tapentadol ER

The dose of tapentadol ER your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The type and severity of your pain
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other pain medications you have tried
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Tapentadol ER Dosage for more information.)
 
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