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How soon after starting Nucynta will my symptoms improve?

You should feel better soon after taking the pain medication Nucynta (tapentadol). Some doctors recommend that the first time you use Nucynta, you take a second dose just an hour after the first one if you're still feeling pain. But you shouldn't take extra doses at any other time. If Nucynta doesn't quickly alleviate your pain, let your doctor know. You may need a higher dose or a different medication.

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