Tapentadol tablets are used to treat moderate to severe acute pain (pain that begins suddenly, has a specific cause, and is expected to go away when the cause of the pain is healed). Tapentadol extended-release tablets are used to treat severe neuropathic pain (pain caused by nerve damage) in people who have diabetes.
Is Tapentadol a narcotic?
Tapentadol is in a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain.
What is Tapentadol used for 100mg?
is used to relieve severe pain that is expected to be long lasting. This strong pain reliever belongs to a group of medicines known as opioid analgesics. This medicine is available only with a doctor’s prescription.