Tapentadol

Tapentadol is an active ingredient that is used in some medicines.

The active ingredient is the chemical in a medicine that makes it work. Medicines can have more than one active ingredient and be available under different brand names. Medicines include both active ingredients and inactive ingredients.

This page about tapentadol automatically lists related information collected from other pages of our website.

The list below also includes links to brands of medicines that contain tapentadol, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets.

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Related information - tapentadol

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(Medicine)
20 Jul 2016 Palexia IR Immediate release tablets is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use Palexia IR Immediate release tablets by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
(Medicine)
03 Nov 2015 Palexia SR Sustained release tablets is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use Palexia SR Sustained release tablets by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
(Media release)
01 Aug 2014 The latest issue of NPS RADAR features reviews of ivermectin (Stromectol) for typical and crusted scabies, ferric carboxymaltose (Ferinject) for iron-deficiency anaemia, and tapentadol sustained release (Palexia SR) for chronic severe disabling pain. All three treatments are now listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
(Consumer publication)
04 Jun 2014 This Medicine Update is for people with chronic (long-term) severe, disabling pain who are taking, or thinking about taking, tapentadol.

Medicine brands that contain tapentadol