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Tapal Er 50mg Tablet

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Tapal Er 50 MG Description

Tapal Er 50mg tablet is used to treat moderate to severe acute pain for the short term (such as pain from an injury). It is composed of Tapentadol 50 mg. It belongs to the class of drugs called opioi

d or narcotic painkillers. It stops pain signals from the brain and regulates the chemical messenger, which results in reducing the pain. The Tapal ER tablet is usually used to treat pain that begins suddenly, that has a specific cause, and it is expected to go away after the cause of the pain is heard. This tablet can also be used to treat severe neuropathic pain caused by nerve damage. It can also be used in conditions like toothache, fever, period pain, cold. Etc. Do not take this medicine without the recommendation of the doctor. Tapal ER tablets can form physical and mental drug dependency, even with regular doses, primarily if used for a long duration. Therefore, the dose and duration of this medicine should be monitored. Do not give this medicine to children without consulting your doctor. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding without consulting your doctor, do not take this medicine. Do not drink alcohol with this medicine.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹171.60
You Save₹23.40 (12% on MRP)
ContainsTapentadol(50.0 Mg)
Usesmoderate to severe pain
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, drowsiness, Excessive Sleepiness, Constipation, orthostatic Hypotension, sweating, blurry vision, headache, loss of appetite, agitation, fatigue, dry mouth, chest pain.
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Uses of Tapal Er 50 MG

  • According to CDSCO, this medicine can be used in the treatment of managing moderate to severe pain in hospital setting and in adults over 18 years of age.

Contraindications of Tapal Er 50 MG

Do not take Tapal Er medicine if you have the following condition without informing your doctor. If you are allergic to a component of this tablet. If you have any brain disorder like seizures, h...
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Side effects of Tapal Er 50 MG

  • Heartburn
  • Dry mouth
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Excessive tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Irritability
  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Disclaimer - Most of these side effects do not need medical attention. But if you are experiencing any of the above side effects for a long time, consult your doctor.

Precautions and Warnings of Tapal Er 50 MG



Can I take the Tapal ER tablet during pregnancy?
No, the Tapal ER Tablet can be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Only limited studies in humans and animal studies have shown harmful effects on the unborn baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and all the potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Tapal ER tablet while breastfeeding?
No, the Tapal ER 50 tablet can be unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Some limited human data suggest that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Please consult the doctor before taking this medicine.


Can I drive if I have taken the Tapal ER tablets?
No, the Tapal ER tablets have tapentadol, an opioid painkiller. It causes side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, and blurred vision. So, do not drive if you have taken it, as it can impair your driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol with the Tapal ER tablets?
No, do not drink alcohol while you are on your treatment with Tapal ER tablets. It can increase the risk of experiencing severe and life-threatening side effects. Also, do not take prescription or nonprescription medications that contain alcohol or use street drugs during your treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Do not take the Tapal ER tablets if you are under 18 years of age without consulting your doctor. This medicine is not recommended for children.
  • If you are using any other treatment, inform your doctor of your complete medical history.
  • If you consume alcohol or excessive amounts of caffeine every day, notify your doctor before taking this medication.
  • If you are using any herbal medicines or supplements, inform your doctor.
  • If this medicine is indicated for older adults, the dose must be carefully monitored to prevent exaggerated side effects.
  • It may cause low blood pressure if you suddenly change the position from lying down to standing.

Mode of Action of Tapal Er 50 MG

How Does It Work?

The Tapal ER tablet is composed of tapentadol. It is an opioid or narcotic analgesic (pain reliever). It has a dual role of mechanism of action. It blocks the “mu” or opioid receptors, which helps blo...
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Directions for Use of Tapal Er 50 MG

  • Take a Tapal ER tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
  • You can take it with or without consuming food.
  • Do not exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • Try to take this tablet whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not break this tablet or chew it.
  • Do not use it if the package has been opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking this medication, as it can have adverse effects.
  • Do not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.

Interactions of Tapal Er 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Interaction with other medicines
  • Do not take the Tapal ER capsule with other opioid pain medications, as they can cause serious adverse effects.
  • Do not take a Tapal ER tablet with antidepressants like linezolid, naltrexone, methylene blue, etc. They can cause increased side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, tremors, lethargy, vomitings, etc.
  • Do not take it with antihistamines like cetirizine, diphenhydramine, as they can increase the effects of drowsiness.

Interactions with food items

  • Interactions with alcohol
  • Do not drink alcohol with this medicine. Drinking alcohol while taking Tapal will increase the risk of experiencing serious and life-threatening side effects.
  • Interactions with food
  • You can take the Tapal ER tablets with or without consuming food.

Storage and disposal of Tapal Er 50 MG

Store Tapal ER tablets in neat and dry places, at room temperature. Take the tablet immediately after opening it. Do not expose it to direct sunlight, wetness, or humidity. Keep this drug away from ch...
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Dosage of Tapal Er 50 MG


  • Tapal ER tablets overdose can cause abdominal pain, dizziness, fainting, vomiting, seizures, low blood sugar, sweating, cardiac arrest, lethargy, low blood pressure, yellow skin, confusion, and coma. ...
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Missed a Dose

Try to take this medicine as prescribed. If you have missed a dose of Tapal ER tablets, you can take it when you remember it. But, skip the missed dose if it's already the time for the next dose. Do n...
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Content Details


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I develop drug dependency if I use Tapal ER tablets every day?

A: Tapal ER tablets, if you use them for a long duration, you may develop mental and physical drug dependency. This medication is intended for short term use only. This drug should be used in the exact dose and duration recommended by the doctor.

Q: Can I use the Tapal ER tablets with other painkillers?

  • Do not take other pain medication with tapentadol or other opioid pain relievers while using the Tapal ER tablets. It increases the risk of overdose, which can cause various symptoms like drowsiness, ...
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Last Updated on: 25 Jan 2022 | 11:49 AM (IST)

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