Tapentadol is an opioid medicine (sometimes called an opiate). It is a which works in two ways. It binds to certain tiny areas (called opioid receptors) in your brain and spinal cord, and it also regulates the level of a chemical called noradrenaline in your brain. These actions lead to a decrease in the way you feel pain and your reaction to pain.
Tapentadol has been shown to be effective in the treatment of acute and chronic pain, with potency equivalent to the opioids currently used. In addition, it developed less tolerance, less adverse effects and better therapeutic response in chronic neuropathic pain when compared to pure µ-opioid receptors agonists.
How to take generic PALEXIA
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Your doctor will change the dose and time between doses of generic PALEXIA according to your pain level and your needs. Generally, the lowest pain-relieving dose should be taken. Adults The usual dose is 1 tablet every 4 to 6 hours. On the first day of treatment, the recommended maximum total daily dose of tapentadol is up to 700 mg. On the following days, the recommended maximum total daily dose is up to 600 mg. Your doctor may prescribe a different, more appropriate dose or timing of dosing, if this is necessary for you. If you feel that the effect of these tablets is too strong or weak, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.