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Nucynta Er Medication
Having ortho surg. 150mg nucynta ER BID for pain after good to start or 100mg ER BID? Surgery is for hardware removal.
Less is better.: Always better to accomplish more with less when possible. ...Read more
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.
I take nucynta (tapentadol) and percocet for pain. I recently failed two drug tests because nothing registered in my urine. I take them every day. How is this poss?
Get the confirmation: If you are taking your meds as prescribed and your provider is only doing a read-the-cup-in-the-office color-change test, then ask for your samples to be sent to the lab for urine drug screen confirmation. If you have a false-negative and are being threatened with discharge for noncompliance, then ask for the official reading. It's expensive, but you'll get to stay in your program! ...Read more
Good effect: Nucynta (tapentadol) er is a good extended release opioid when treating chronic pain. If you are taking this drug or planning to take it for a long time, please be aware of a side effect that do not go away with time- constipation. Start now with a bowel program to minimize problems down the road. Senna with or without a stool softner (colace) is good. ...Read more
My dr put me on nucynta (tapentadol) 200mg ER for break through pain. I don't like it how long will it stay it my system? When will I feel normal again?
Nucynta (tapentadol) ER: Nucynta (tapentadol) ER is a long acting version of Nucynta (tapentadol). The ER is not intended for breakthrough pain. Patients are normally given the ER version and then the regular short acting version for breakthrough pain. Nucynta (tapentadol) ER is intended to to produce an effect for up to 24 hours in patients with normal kidney and liver function ...Read more
Nucynta (tapentadol) is like opia: nucynta (tapentadol) ER is like a long lasting opiate. In that it interacts with opiate receptors and some people get a buzz from it. It does have addiction potential. So as you might have guessed I would say no. Tomorrow assuming no additional nycenta ER. ...Read more
No problem: You can take that pain Rx and a decongestant, no problem. ...Read more
Drowsiness: If taken together may have additive effect and can make you dizzy and drowsy and there is a risk of depressing your breathing which is a big risk for death ...Read more
They are both long: Acting enough that the timing is likely irrelevant. Www. Drugs. Com has the following warning on any combination of sedating meds. Monitor: central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects, especially in elderly or debilitated patients. Best to discuss with your own physician who knows the details of your physical condition. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: That will be fine; you may be more tired during the day today. ...Read more
Took nucynta (tapentadol) Er as needed at 9pm last night. Can I have a beer tonight for a bday party?
Taken off Nucynta (tapentadol) ER 100mgx2 and Nucynta (tapentadol) 50mgx3 and started on butrans 7.5. New meds is not helping much w/pain, +mild withdrawal. Any advice?
Please don't: Just change medications doses without speaking with your prescribing doctor. Medications like Nucynta (tapentadol) and Butrans and Nucynta (tapentadol) are both DEA controlled substances (III and II respectively). You don't want to mess around with these meds without guidance as it may lead to your doctor stop prescribing for you. ...Read more
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No: If you are taking Nucynta, (tapentadol) drinking alcohol along with it is a bad idea as you are supposed to be taking it regularly and not on an as needed basis. If it is not prescribed then you need to avoid both narcotics and alcohol and see someone to assess whether or not you have a substance abuse problem. Talk to your doctor about the proper way to take this drug. ...Read more
Nucynta (tapentadol) ER 100mg and oxycodone and I broke out in hives. I have stopped the oxycodone but I still have the hives and itching. How do I stop the hives?
Father has extreme pain, his insurance is limited. Which would be strongest forhim? Avinza60, levorphanol tart., morph. Sul., oxymor. Hyd. Er, exalgo, nucynta (tapentadol) er
Hard to say: Unfortunately without true consultation, it would be hard to answer this question without causing harm to your father. These medications are very powerful and can result in extreme sedation, slowing your breathing down and even death. I would recommend a consultation with your pcp to assess further. ...Read more
Have CRPS in L leg. Taking Nucynta (tapentadol) ER 100mg and Nucynta (tapentadol) 50mg. Doc says only SCS will help at this point. Any other answers?
YES!!: Spinal cord stimulator is a LAST resort & are fraught w/failures & complications. A more conservative approach would be to try applying Vit. D cream to the skin, if you can touch it, or Prologel. Vit B complex (esp. B12) orally. If you get some response, you may be able to eventually tolerate neuroprolotherapy which can calm the nerves & stop the pain. If it fails, SCS is still an option. ...Read more
Sort of: Depends who prescribed it. If a pediatrician or qualified doc specifically gave the medication according to age and weight, then it is likely safe. However, if you're dosing with it by yourself, then no. It's an opiate, a schedule ii, controlled substance. There is abuse potential with prolonged use, and dangers with overdose or improper use. ...Read more
Can I have one/two drinks on Nucynta (tapentadol)? I read online a couple people drink VERY lightly and it's fine.
Nucynta (tapentadol) & Alcohol: Hello. Not recommended to mix alcohol and opioids (narcotics). If you must have a drink or two, you need to stagger your dose of nucynta (tapentadol) a good amount of time away from when you drink your 1-2 alcoholic beverages. Don't want to deal with synergistic side effects of the two taken together. ...Read more
I take 100mg of Nucynta three times a day. Just now, I wasn’t paying attention and took a double dose. Is this life threatening?
I took 1mg of lorazepam this evening, and about two hours later, my 100mg dose of Nucynta. Safe? Feel ok but nervous I took too close together.
No: It is approved for moderate to severe acute pain. Many physicians use it for chronic pain (or breakthough pain in chronic pain). ...Read more