What Are The Uses Of Tapentadol?
It is a type of painkiller used to treat moderate to severe pain (due to injury or after surgery).
It is also used in controlling the pain in diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage related to diabetes mellitus) when other medications are not able to control the pain.
What Are The Side Effects Of Tapentadol?
Some of the common side-effects are:
- Nausea, vomiting
Consult your doctor if any of the following severe side effects occurs:
- Unusual weakness
- Difficulty in breathing
- Agitation and anxiety
- Itching or rashes
Intake of this medication with alcohol increases the risk of dizziness, loss of consciousness and concentration.
NOTE: This medication should be strictly taken under doctor’s supervision because the use of this medicine may cause ADDICTION.
What Are The Contraindications Of Tapentadol?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnancy or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding
- Any kind of drug addiction
- Lung disease
- Low blood pressure
- Gastrointestinal disease