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Please describe the medication: ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)?

Please describe the medication: ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)?

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 more

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I am prescribed Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) for my chronic pain. I take 3 tablets per day. Since, this medication is not a narcotic, will it cause me constipation?

I am prescribed Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) for my chronic pain. I take 3 tablets per day. Since, this medication is not a narcotic, will it cause me constipation?

Possibly : Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is a combination of a narcotic and acetaminophen (Tylenol). It may or may not cause you to develop constipation and if you do you will deal with it. Every time a doc prescribes a course of therapy there a risk/benefit or on the one hand but on the other hand argument. You as the patient have to decide if the pain relief out ways the constipation if you develop it. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What drug is stronger, the tramadol or ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)?

What drug is stronger, the tramadol or ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)?

Neither: Ultracet is the common nation tramadol plus tylenol (acetaminophen). Both medicines produce similar results depending on how much relief the extra tylenol (acetaminophen) provides. ...Read more

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What are the medicinal uses of ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)?

Pain control only.: Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is a pain medication used to treat both acute and chronic pain. It is a combination of an opiate receptor blocking drug (although not classified as a true opiate) and acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is?

Could you tell me what ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is?

Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen): Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is a combination medicine containing tramadol (a pain killer) and acetaminophen (same drug as in Tylenol). It carries the same risk as both of the drugs taken separately. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)?

What are the side effects of ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)?

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

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Can i take ultracet for pain while on keppra (levetiracetam) for seizures?

Can i take ultracet for pain while on keppra (levetiracetam) for seizures?

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

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