Tapentadol 100mg (Tapdol-100)
What Tapentadol is and what it is used for
Tapentadol is a relatively new drug in Sweden with two mechanisms of action in one molecule with a favourable side effect profile and no active metabolites.
Tapentadol is a substance with morphine-like properties with analgesic effect 1:3 compared to morphine and 1:5 compared to oxycodone.
Tapentadol is proven effective for low back and arthritis pain, diabetic neuropathy and cancer pain. Lower doses are suitable for long-term moderate pain and higher doses are used for severe nociceptive (bodily) and neuropathic pain.