Nucynta. It is the Dangerous Opiate You Don’t Know About

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nucynta abuseNucynta aka tapentadol. It is an opiate, a highly potent one. And we received our first call about it today. Nucynta is a prescription drug that is used to treat moderate to sever chronic pain in adults; neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy; it is prescribed when continuous pain relief is needed for an extended period of time. Tapentadol is a narcotic analgesic that acts in the central nervous system. It is an analgesic and norepinephrine re-uptake inhibitor. It was released in 2011. 

Nucynta has all the effects of any other opiate. It is described as being as potent as morphine. 150 mg, according to users feels the same as about 30 milligrams of Oxycodone. Nucynta comes as a liquid, in pill form, and also an extended release pill form. It is a schedule 2 controlled substance and meaning it has a high potential for abuse. It can be swallowed, shot up, or snorted in pretty standard recreational using fashion.

Opiate-Drug-NucyntaSide effects of Nucynta include trouble breathing or shallow breathing. Essentially this means, that the potential for overdose is high, especially when this drug is mixed with benzodiazepines. 

We had never heard of Nucynta up until right now actually. If you or someone you know has heard of Nucynta, or experienced Nucynta addiction or withdrawal from Nucynta please reach out to us! We need more info, we need more experience, and we need to know how gripping this drug is in the lives users. 

Nucynta is addictive, meaning that its users will experience withdrawal from it should they try to stop. If you are being prescribed Nucynta and didn’t know that it had an addiction potential it may be time to talk to your doctor.

We are not doctors, or medical professionals. But if you have found yourself addicted to Nucynta or know someone who is abusing Nucynta; dealing with Nucynta abuse, please call us. We work with detoxes, treatment centers, and halfway houses that can help you break free of your Nucynta addiction.