Nucynta (tapentadol) is an opioid. This drug works in the treatment of pain. Nucynta (tapentadol) is mainly used for moderate to severe pain. Nucynta (tapentadol) should only be used for patients who have problems with non-opioid pain medicines. The extended-release version of Nucynta (Tapentadol) is also used in treating diabetic nerve pain (1).
Important Information: NUCYNTA (Tapentadol) is a controlled substance (C-II) because it contains tapentadol, which can be targeted for the misuse of prescription medicines or street drugs. Store nucynta (tapentadol) away from children; store in a safe place to protect from theft.
Please consult your doctor before using Nucynta (Tapentadol).