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. TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. If you feel drowsy, dizzy, have blurred vision or a slow reaction time while taking TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET, then do not drive.
TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of TAPENTROL 50 MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Q. Is tapentadol the same or stronger than morphine, tramadol, or oxycodone?
Tapentadol belongs to same category of drugs as morphine, tramadol and oxycodone with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Can I take paracetamol, tramadol, suboxone, methadone, or oxycodone with tapentadol?
Tapentadol can be taken with paracetamol, suboxone, methocodone. Tapentadol when taken with tramadol may lead to serotonin syndrome. Tapentadol when taken with oxycodone may lead increased side effects caused by both the drugs
Q. Does tapentadol get you high or cause euphoria?
Tapentadol can get you high and may cause euphoria
Q. Does tapentadol have aspirin, morphine or codeine in it?
Tapentadol does not contain aspirin, morphine or codeine in it.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th Apr 2017.