tramadol and acetaminophen, Ultracet (cont.)

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STORAGE: Ultracet should be stored at room temperature, between 15 and 30 C (59-86 F). It should be kept out of the reach of children.

PRESCRIBED FOR: Ultracet is used to for the short-term (up to five days) relief of moderately-severe, acute pain.

SIDE EFFECTS: Ultracet usually is well-tolerated. The most common side effects are:

Because tramadol is chemically related to the narcotic class of drugs such as morphine and hydrocodone (Vicodin ES, Anexsia, Lorcet, Lorcet Plus, Norco), it can cause psychological or physical dependence. Some patients who received tramadol have reported seizures.

Abrupt withdrawal of tramadol may result in the following side effects:

An overdose of acetaminophen can result in severe liver damage.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/28/2015

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