Tapentadol is used to help relieve moderate to severe short-term pain (such as pain from an injury or after surgery). It belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid (narcotic) analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain.
Tapentadol is an analgesic which is used to treat mild to severe pain. This medicine may cause addiction hence it should be taken under the supervision of a doctor. Do not take this medicine if you have any gastrointestinal disease or lung disease.