Do not crush or break an extended release Ultram ER tablet. Swallow the tablet whole to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal dose.
Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Ultram: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
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liver or kidney disease;
You should not take Ultram if you are allergic to tramadol, or if you have:
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Ultram ER (extended-release) is for around-the-clock treatment of pain that is not controlled by other medicines.
Do not give this medication to anyone younger than 16 years old without the advice of a doctor. Ultram ER should not be given to anyone younger than 18 years old.
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Call your doctor at once if you have: seizure (convulsions);
Do not drink alcohol. Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with tramadol. Check your food and medicine labels to be sure these products do not contain alcohol.
Take Ultram exactly as prescribed. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Ultram can slow or stop your breathing, especially when you start using this medicine or whenever your dose is changed. Never take Ultram in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed. l your doctor if the medicine seems to stop working as well in relieving your pain.
To make sure Ultram is safe for you, l your doctor if you have:
constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain; or.
Tramadol can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are taking Ultram.
Ultram may impair your thinking or reactions. Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you. Dizziness or severe drowsiness can cause falls or other accidents.
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Ultram can be taken with or without food, but take it the same way each time.
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at. A tramadol overdose can be fatal, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription. Overdose symptoms may include slow breathing and heart rate, severe drowsiness, cold and clammy skin, and fainting.
You should not take Ultram if you have used alcohol, sedatives, tranquilizers, or narcotic medications within the past few hours.
Common Ultram side effects may include:
a metabolic disorder; or.
headache, dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling;
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Tramadol may be habit-forming, even at regular doses. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Never share the medicine with another person. MISUSE OF NARCOTIC PAIN MEDICATION CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.
Taking this medicine with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can cause dangerous or life-threatening side effects. Ask your doctor before taking Ultram with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.
Stop taking all other around-the-clock narcotic pain medications when you start taking Ultram.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
if you have recently used alcohol, sedatives, tranquilizers, or narcotic medications.
Seizures have occurred in some people taking tramadol. Talk with your doctor about your seizure risk, which may be higher if you have:
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itching, sweating, flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling).
Ultram can slow or stop your breathing, especially when you start using this medicine or whenever your dose is changed. Never take Ultram in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed. Do not crush or break an extended-release pill. Swallow it whole to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal dose.
It is not known whether Ultram will harm an unborn baby. If you use tramadol while you are pregnant, your baby could become dependent on the drug. This can cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in the baby after it is born. Babies born dependent on habit-forming medicine may need medical treatment for several weeks. l your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
high levels of serotonin in the body - agitation, hallucinations, fever, fast heart rate, overactive reflexes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of coordination, fainting; or.
Tramadol is not for use in children. Seek emergency medical attention if a child has taken this medicine and has: noisy breathing, sighing, slow breathing with long pauses between breaths; being unusually sleepy or hard to wake up; blue colored lips.
Do not stop using Ultram suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Ask your doctor how to safely stop using Ultram.
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Keep track of the amount of medicine used from each new bottle. Tramadol is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription.
Do not drink alcohol. Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with Ultram.
Many drugs can interact with tramadol, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed here. l each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.
if you are also using certain medicines to treat migraine headaches, muscle spasms, depression, mental illness, or nausea and vomiting.
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Tramadol may be habit forming and should be used only by the person it was prescribed for. Never share Ultram with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it. Selling or giving away Ultram to any other person is against the law.
Ultram (tramadol) is a narcotic-like pain reliever.
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a history of head injury, epilepsy or other seizure disorder;
Pregnancy Category C Risk cannot be ruled out.
Ultram may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
a history of drug abuse, alcohol addiction, mental illness, or suicide attempt.
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a blockage in your stomach or intestines;
severe skin reaction - fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.
severe asthma or breathing problems;
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CSA Schedule 4 Some potential for abuse.
Never crush or break a Ultram tablet to inhale the powder or mix it into a liquid to inject the drug into your vein. This practice has resulted in death with the misuse of tramadol and similar prescription drugs.
Ultram is used to treat moderate to severe pain.
Seizures (convulsions) have occurred in some people taking this medicine. Ultram may be more likely to cause a seizure if you have a history of seizures or head injury, a metabolic disorder, or if you are taking certain medicines such as antidepressants, muscle relaxers, narcotic, or medicine for nausea and vomiting.
a history of drug or alcohol addiction;
feeling nervous or anxious.
l your doctor if you are pregnant. Ultram may cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in a newborn.
If you use the Ultram ER extended-release tablet, the tablet shell may pass into your stools (bowel movements). This is normal and does not mean that you are not receiving enough of the medicine.
weak or shallow breathing;
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Ultram is more likely to cause breathing problems in older adults and people who are severely ill, malnourished, or otherwise debilitated.
a stomach disorder; or.
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Do not crush an Ultram tablet. This medicine is for oral (by mouth) use only. Powder from a crushed tablet should not be inhaled or diluted with liquid and injected into the body. Using this medicine by inhalation or injection can cause life-threatening side effects, overdose, or death.
Generic Name: tramadol (TRAM a dol) Brand Names: ConZip, Rybix ODT, Ultram.