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Ultram Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Ultram is a narcotic pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Ultram is a non-opioid prescription pain relief medication that is meant to help alleviate moderate to moderately severe pain.

Ultram Dosage

  • The usual starting dose for chronic pain is 25 milligrams once a day in the morning.
  • For people with kidney problems, the usual starting dose is 50 to 100 milligrams every 12 hours.
  • For those with cirrhosis, the usual dose is 50 milligrams every 12 hours.

Uses of Ultram

  • Ultram is used to treat moderate to severe pain.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Ultram

Before taken Ultram medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Ultram. Side effects may include:

  • Agitation
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Feeling of elation
  • Hallucinations
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Tremor
  • Vomiting

Warnings and precautions before taking Ultram:

  • If you have stomach problems such as an ulcer, then you should tell your doctor.
  • If you are taking ultram, then it may cause mental and physical addiction. So if you've ever had a problem with narcotic painkillers such as Percocet, or morphine, then you should be stopped taking Ultram.
  • Withdrawal symptoms may be occur if you stop taking Ultram abruptly. Such symptoms include anxiety, sweating, insomnia, pain, nausea, and respiratory problems.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Ultram with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Ultram with the following:

  • Cyclobenzaprine
  • Major tranquilizers such as Thorazine and Stelazine
  • Narcotic pain relievers
  • Promethazine
  • Quinidine

After taken Ultram if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Ultram overdose include:

  • Difficult or slowed breathing
  • Drowsiness
  • Coma
  • Seizures
  • Cardiac arrest

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