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What is the normal dosage of ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) to take following a tooth extraction that includes stitches and a bone graft?
I am prescribed Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) for my chronic pain. I take 3 tablets per day. Since this is not a narcotic, will this medication/dosage cause constipation?
Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen): While Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is technically NOT a narcotic, it is what they call an "opiate analog." This means it works similarly to opiates (or narcotics) in treating pain, but doesn't have a lot of the undesirable effects, like dependence, loss of judgment, etc. However, it CAN cause constipation. Now, only 3 per day is low, and if you take a laxative or stool softener while using it, you should be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) contains a combination of tramadol and acetaminophen. Tramadol is a narcotic-like pain reliever. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of tramadol. Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is used to treat moderate to severe pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually mild: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using ultracet: constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; increased sweating; loss of appetite; nausea. ...Read more
Yes, but: Ultracet contains tylenol (acetaminophen) and tramadol. The latter has prompted seizures in some susceptible patients, but this appears often dose dependent. If you are perfectly controlled on keppra, you may not be at high risk, but likely safer to try an opioid for pain relief, and drugs such as vicodin, butrans, Nucynta would be less risky. ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen): The cet drugs have it.Get a more detailed answer ›