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tapentadol hydrochloride ER 
An orally active, extended-release preparation of the hydrochloride salt of tapentadol with analgesic activity. Tapentadol is a synthetic, centrally acting analgesic with a dual mechanism of action involving mu-opioid receptor agonism and norepinephrine reuptake inhibition. This agent may be effective in the management of pain, cancer-related and other. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Code name:CG5503 ER