How To Take Nucynta
Take Nucynta exactly as it was prescribed for you. Never take Nucynta in larger amounts,
or use it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your
prescription label. Tell your doctor if the medicine seems to stop working as well in
relieving your pain.
Your doctor may occasionally change the timing of your dose to make sure you get the best
results from this medication.
Take this medicine with a full glass of water.
You may take Nucynta with or without food.
Nucynta can cause constipation. Talk to your doctor before using a laxative or stool
softener to treat or prevent this side effect.
Do not stop using Nucynta suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
Talk to your doctor about how to avoid withdrawal symptoms when stopping the medication.
Store this medicine at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Keep track of how many tablets have been used from each new bottle of this medicine.
Nucynta is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if any person in the household is
using this medicine improperly or without a prescription. Ask a pharmacist about how to
dispose of any unused pills after you have stopped taking Nucynta.
Never crush a tablet or other pill to mix into a liquid for snorting tapentadol or
injecting the drug into your vein. This practice has resulted in death with the misuse
of narcotic pain medicines and similar prescription drugs.