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Nucynta; switched from OP Oxycontin?

Posted 30 Nov 2010 by RSDHurtzme 4 answers

My doctor is ready to prescribe to me Nucynta which has a generic name but I couldn't find a generic brand; Tapentadol. Does anyone know if there is a generic available? Also I read an article saying that this is a good drug for people who have become sick by the Oxycontin OP now that there ...

Does NUCYNTA (medication), help with neuropathic pain?

Posted 28 Apr 2011 by NinaL 4 answers

I have poly neuropathy both hands, feet, shin, face... I also take Lyrica for the neuropathy... have been on opiods for an extended period of time with no good results at all. Breakthru pain is very hard to control... now is this just a hyped up Ultram or a CII that is going to atleast ...

How does Nucynta ER compare to other opioid analgesics?

Posted 30 Sep 2012 by carl_fako 3 answers

We have just been swithched to Nucynta 100mg ER (tapentadol) from a Butrans Patch due to increasing skin site reaction. In a continued response to the diagnoses of arthritis, fibromyalgia, and relief of break through upper back pain which a spinal cord stimulator is not fully managing. Thank you ...

Tapentadol - What are my options for pain relief for migraines?

Posted 10 Oct 2015 by cpater 5 answers

I'm currently on panadeine forte and tramadol for severe migraine headaches. The panadeine forte and tramadol are not helping, but my GP is reluctant to prescribe stronger pain relief. What are my options?

Does tapentadol need to build up in your system over a few days to work?

Posted 26 Aug 2013 by sixtiescurator 4 answers

I have been prescribed 100 mg Prolonged Release Nucynta/Tapentadol to take every 12 hours. I'm on it a week now, but no improvement in the chronic pain caused by scoliosis. Does the drug need to build up in your body to treat the pain - the pharmacist said not - that it should work per dosage, ...

Tapentadol - What is shelf life for Nucynta?

Posted 5 Apr 2017 by Ren09 3 answers

Had total knee replacement. Most day are not bad. But I do have miserable days. I have a prescription over a year old. Not sure of it's effectiveness. Wonder if it is to old?

Tapentadol - Starting this as a new med... any advice?

Posted 22 Nov 2015 by jlewis21582 2 answers

My PM doc prescribed 200mg ER Nucynta twice a day. I have disc herniations at L4/L5 and S1. Neuropathy and sciatic pain down my left leg. Was on 15mg ER Morphone twice a day and Percocet 5mg-325 three times a day. No relief. Any advice for this newbie on Nucynta?

I started taking last night and this morning tapentadol 50mg my pain is not lowering?

Posted 14 May 2017 by SUSANNNE 3 answers

Does it take a period of days before it starts working I dont like to be over medicatwd but I'm a carer for my husband and nèeds to be active

Back Pain - I have Cervical facet joint syndrome, Degen disks, bad fusion of cracked t7-t9?

Posted 16 Nov 2009 by Mom_of_two 3 answers

... and osteo-arthritis in t7-t9 constant hot, stabbing, burning, pulling pain. Stretching/Pushing on it hard helps and feels good but 1 minute later the pain returns. I'm 31 and I just started new meds on the 11th. (Tapendatol 50mg 3xday) now after first 5 yrs on anti-depressant/muscle ...

Nucynta - I have just been put on 50mg Tapentadol twice a day. I have been on it for two weeks. I?

Posted 11 Dec 2014 by rosie nick 2 answers

... have a red rash on parts of my body which is itchy. This rash appeared on the second week. How long does it take for a reaction to appear to this drug?

Tapentadol - Does nucynta make anyone else feel sad?

Posted 11 Jan 2016 by Bkanddbshaw3 2 answers

I started on Nucynta IR 75mg 3x a day 2 years ago. Did great at first but became less effective over time. Last year my Dr. switched me to Nucynta ER 150mg 2x a day. I immediately started feeling sad. Now due to insurance I couldn't afford my prescription last week ( had a coupon that I always ...

Tapentadol - Is Palexia available in the USA?

Posted 4 Aug 2017 by Kingpeggy 1 answer

If this is available, why are Drs not prescribing this for pain?

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