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Review: Nucynta Er and Metformin





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Nucynta Er and Metformin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Nucynta Er and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 55 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Nucynta er has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Nucynta er 273 users)

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (view latest outcomes from 100,893 users)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 55 people who take Nucynta Er, Metformin are studied

Nucynta Er, Metformin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Nucynta Er (tapentadol hydrochloride)
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Nucynta Er is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Metformin is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DyspnoeaFallBurning Mouth SyndromeSweating - Excessiven/an/an/aDyspnoea
AsthenopiaVertigoSweating - ExcessiveGastrointestinal Disorder
Feeling AbnormalSpinal FractureChest Pain
Gait DisturbanceLeukocytosisDizziness
Feeling DrunkHypertensive CrisisDehydration
Weight DecreasedBurning Mouth SyndromePresyncope
MalaiseHyperglycaemiaHyperhidrosis
DysphoriaFall
Musculoskeletal PainVomiting
DeathVision Blurred

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Nucynta Er is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Metformin is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Gastrointestinal DisorderDyspnoea
DehydrationChest Pain
FallDizziness
VomitingDrug Screen Positive
DiarrhoeaTremor
FlatulenceHyperhidrosis
AstheniaHypoaesthesia
LacerationHypotension
MalaiseHallucination, Visual
Abdominal DiscomfortConfusional State

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nucynta Er is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aInjuryPainFeeling DrunkDyspnoea
Deep Vein ThrombosisWeight DecreasedGait DisturbanceGastrointestinal Disorder
VomitingFeeling AbnormalChest Pain
HyperhidrosisDyspnoeaDehydration
Back PainAsthenopiaPresyncope
NauseaConfusional StateDizziness
Feeling JitteryDiarrhoeaFall
TremorAbdominal PainFlatulence
HyperglycaemiaOverdoseDrug Screen Positive
Abdominal PainLacerationHypotension

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I had bladder cancer and my doctor put me on metformin should i get off this
    I do not want to take this metformin if it may cause my bladder cancer to come badk
  • I have been told by my gastroenterologist that i have gastroparesis, what are my treatment options, if any?
    I've had a CT scan and a Gastric Emptying study completed. My stomach is only 35% emptied after 4 hours, it should be at least 90% empty at that point. I have a colonoscopy and esophagealendoscopy scheduled for the first week of the year. What are my treatment options at this point?
  • What drugs cause male breast enlargement (2 answers)
    At age 62 breast seam to enlarge over the last two years
  • How to deal with low blood pressure caused by metformin
    I was on Accupril 5 mg for more than 10 years with little or no side effects. I was diagnosed with early Type 2 diabetes and the doctor prescribed Metformin 500 mg 2 tablets a day. After about 3 months, the blood pressure was too low 88 Sistolic 45 diastolic and suffered syncope.

    I reduced Accupril until I am completely off Accupril. Still the BP was too low and I then reduced Metformin to one tab a day. The BP came back and gradually became too high , i.e., 150/92. I have to put Accupril back on at 5/2 mg then 5/4 mg then finally at 5/8 mg. This seems to be optimal but the Blood Sugar is at just above 100, sometimes 106. I wish to increase Metformin back to 2 a day but afraid Bp will become too low.

    Any input would be appreciated.
  • Could prilosec cause an elevated blood sugar
    I've been on Prilosec for about 1 month & my blood sugars have been elevated starting shortly after I started on it. could Prilosec be causing it? Nothing else has changed with my meds or lifestyle.

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  • Blood sugar level is 700

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  • My morbidly obese daughter had a severe ongoing migraine for 3 years. After 1 1/2 years, a concurrent diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri was added and an LP shunt placed. No relief with the shunt and headache was continuing to worsen. A second opinion was scheduled with a different physician but the pain was so bad that prior to the appointment date, an earlier prescribed medication of Diamox 500mg was taken to try to lessen the pain until the appointment the following week. My daughter died the day before the second appointment. Question: She did not overdose on any of her regular medications. Could the addition of the Diamox have caused cardiac arrest or a brain herniation, etc?

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  • Sweating - breakthrough pain from neuropathy

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On eHealthMe, Nucynta Er (tapentadol hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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