NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- tapentadol hydrochloride
- listen (tuh-PEN-tuh-dol HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
- A drug used to treat moderate to severe pain. It binds to opioid receptors and other molecules in the central nervous system. Tapentadol hydrochloride is a type of opioid and a type of analgesic agent. Also called Nucynta.