All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcoholmoderate
Description - Consumption of alcohol may cause central nervous depression, impaired thinking due to an additive effect.
Instructions - Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, difficulty in concentration. Do not perform activities that require mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.
Interaction with Medicine
Impaired gastrointestinal functionsevere
Tapentadol should be used with caution in patients with gastrointestinal disorders. Appropriate treatment should be initiated if any symptoms of constipation, irregular bowel movements have been reported. This medicine is not recommended in the patients with known case of infectious diarrhea.
Tapentadol should be used with caution in the patients with the history of seizures. Inform the doctor if you experience any symptoms of seizures. A decision should be taken whether to discontinue the treatment based on the clinical condition.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.