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USES: This medication is a pain reliever. It is used in the treatment of moderate to moderately severe painful conditions.
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This medication is a pain reliever. It is used in the treatment of moderate to moderately severe painful conditions.
- Do not share this medication with others.
- Store this medication at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
- Do not store in the bathroom.
- Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
ULTRAM 50 MG TABLET
- Take this medication by mouth as prescribed.
- It is usually taken every 4 to 6 hours as needed.
- Use this medication exactly as prescribed.
- Do not increase your dose, use it more frequently or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because this drug can be habit-forming.
- Also, if used for an extended period of time, do not suddenly stop using this drug without your doctor's approval.
- When used for extended periods, this medication may not work as well and may require different dosing.
- Consult your doctor if the medication stops working well.
- This medication may cause dizziness, weakness, incoordination, nausea or vomiting, stomach upset, constipation, headache, drowsiness, anxiety, irritability, dry mouth, or increased sweating.
- If any of these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor.
- Notify your doctor if you develop chest pain, a rapid heart rate, a skin rash or itching, mental confusion, disorientation, seizures, tingling of the hands or feet, or breathing trouble while taking this medication.
- In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
- Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or breathing trouble.
- If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
- Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of kidney disease, liver disease, seizure disorder, lung disease, a history of drug or alcohol dependency and of any allergies you may have.
- Limit alcohol as it may add to the dizziness or drowsiness effects caused by the medication.
- Because this drug may make you dizzy/drowsy, use caution performing tasks requiring alertness such as driving.
- This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
- Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
- Tramadol is excreted into breast milk.
- Because the effects on a nursing infant are not known, consult your doctor before breast- feeding.
- If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
- Do not double the dose to catch up.
- Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use, especially of carbamazepine, narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), drugs used to aid sleep, antidepressants (e.g., SSRI-types such as fluoxetine or fluvoxamine), MAO inhibitors (e.g., phenelzine, furazolidone, moclobemide, procarbazine, selegiline), all psychiatric medicines (e.g., nefazodone), triptan-type drugs, anti-anxiety drugs and sibutramine.
- Also, report use of certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine) which are also present in many cough-and-cold products.
- Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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