Treatment for Acute Pain
NUCYNTA®, designed as a next-generation short-acting opioid, offers the same unique, active molecule as NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) extended-release tablets, CII. NUCYNTA® is an opioid analgesic indicated for the management of moderate to severe acute pain in adults. 1,2
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- NUCYNTA® (package insert). Titusville, NJ: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc; 2009.