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Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR is a medicine used to treat moderate to severe acute pain in adults. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, fever, period pain, toothache, and colds. It effectively alleviates pain when other treatments fail to relieve your pain.

Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. Your doctor may change the dose and time between doses according to your pain level and your needs. Do not take more or use it for longer than recommended by your doctor.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes nausea, sleepiness, vomiting, dizziness, headache, and constipation. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms by prescribing you an alternative medicine or by adjusting the dose.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, and liver. You should avoid consumption of alcohol while on this medication. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine as it can cause harmful effects to the developing baby.

Uses of Tapendol Tablet SR

  • Moderate to severe pain

Side effects of Tapendol Tablet SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tapendol

  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness

How to use Tapendol Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tapendol Tablet SR works

Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
If you feel drowsy, dizzy, have blurred vision or a slow reaction time while taking Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR, then do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

What if you forget to take Tapendol Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR is a strong painkiller which is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain when other treatments do not treat your pain well enough or you cannot tolerate them.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR is very high. Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • While taking this medication, avoid alcohol in all forms including beer, wine, aftershave lotions, mouthwash, vinegar, certain desserts, colognes, and liquid medications.
  • Inform your doctor if you have asthma, liver, kidney or pancreatic disease, or are severely constipated.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylpropanes Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Patient Concerns

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Renal stone at PUJ in right side 15 mm I taking ERWL treatment two seating completed it is very painful after treatment. How to down pain.
Dr. Sumit Sharma
Urology
Take tab voveron SR 100mg for control of pain.
Severe to moderate pain in both arms Elbow s And including fingers
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthiposhak-tablet-otc325984One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
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FAQs

Q. What if I forget to take my dose?

Take Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR as soon you as remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Tapendol 100mg Tablet SR and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually.
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