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How effective is nucynta (tapentadol) ER 100 mg every 12 hours?

How effective is nucynta (tapentadol) ER 100 mg every 12 hours?

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

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Can you tell me about the medication nucynta (tapentadol) ER 100 mg?

Can you tell me about the medication nucynta (tapentadol) ER 100 mg?

Nucynta (tapentadol) ER: It is the first non-opioid based molecule in the last 20-25 years that has an opioid and nor-epinephrine effect. It is an effective pain medication. ...Read more

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Took nucynta (tapentadol) Er yesterday at 3. Can I have a couple beers tonight?

Took nucynta (tapentadol) Er yesterday at 3. Can I have a couple beers tonight?

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

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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.

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.

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. ...Read more

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Can I take Metaxalone with Nucynta (tapentadol) Er?

Can I take Metaxalone with Nucynta (tapentadol) Er?

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

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Took Nucynta (tapentadol) ER yesterday at 4, can I take cymbalta today?

Took Nucynta (tapentadol) ER yesterday at 4, can I take cymbalta today?

No interaction: There no interaction between Nucynta (tapentadol) ER and Cymbalta sometime for chronic pain conditions they are prescribed together. ...Read more

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Should cymbalta (90/day) and nucynta (tapentadol) ER (300/day) be taken together?

Should cymbalta (90/day) and nucynta (tapentadol) ER (300/day) be taken together?

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

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Took nucynta (tapentadol) Er as needed at 9pm last night. Can I have a beer tonight for a bday party?

Took nucynta (tapentadol) Er as needed at 9pm last night. Can I have a beer tonight for a bday party?

Yes: I would not take the two together and would wait a couple hours after using either alcohol or Nucynta (tapentadol) and then the other as if used together they may cause increased CNS depression. ...Read more

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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?

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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Took nucynta (tapentadol) Er around 9pm last night. Can I drink a beer or two tonight?

Took nucynta (tapentadol) Er around 9pm last night. Can I drink a beer or two tonight?

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

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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?

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?

Hives: Sounds like the Nucynta (tapentadol) er may be the cause. I would talk to my doctor. One option would be to stop the Nucynta (tapentadol) and restart the oxycodone. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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

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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

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What is nucynta (tapentadol) and is it safe?

What is nucynta (tapentadol) and is it safe?

Nucynta (tapentadol): It is tapentadol. It has dual actions - working on the opioid and the nor-epinephrine receptors. It is very safe provided you do not have any side effects. ...Read more

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