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A 49-year-old female asked:

what pain medicine is nucynta (tapentadol) er compared to? i was just put on this medication and would like to know little bit about it. i get a little nervous.

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Dr. Paul Pyles
Addiction Medicine 33 years experience
Talk to your doctor : This is an opioid analgesic similar to morphine. From what I have read, it is safe and effective when taken properly and as prescribed.

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