Nucynta (tapentadol) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Nucynta (tapentadol):
tapentadol ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of tapentadol such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with tapentadol. Do not use more than the recommended dose of tapentadol, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Nucynta (tapentadol) drug Interactions
There are 753 drug interactions with Nucynta (tapentadol)
Nucynta (tapentadol) disease Interactions
There are 13 disease interactions with Nucynta (tapentadol) which include:
- Impaired Gi Motility
- Infectious Diarrhea
- Liver Disease
- Renal Dysfunction
- Acute Alcohol Intoxication
- Drug Dependence
- Intracranial Pressure
- Respiratory Depression
- Biliary Spasm
- Seizure Disorders
- Urinary Retention
Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
|Major||Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderate||Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minor||Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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