Ultracet 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 is used to treat moderate to severe pain.
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Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you. Dizziness or severe drowsiness can cause falls or other accidents.
Since Ultracet is used for pain, you are not likely to miss a dose. Skip any missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
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MISUSE OF ULTRACET CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.
Stop using Ultracet and call your doctor at once if you have:
Ultracet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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Any drug that hits on the Opioid receptors is habit forming (excluding a very few people who oddly can simply stop taking certain medications and not experience any adverse reactions). The extensive research done on that chemical only lasted for a few weeks. Tramadol / Ultracet was initially marketed as a non-habit forming drug.
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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration began labeling tramadol, an opioid pain medication, as a Schedule IV controlled substance on Monday, according to a final rule published in the Federal Register. Tramadol, which is sold under the names Ultram and Ultracet, is used to manage moderate to.
The DEA published a final rule in the Federal Register in July that said it would begin labeling tramadol as a controlled substance this month.
In support of the rule, one prescription drug abuse task force called tramadol a “ 'loop hole drug which is addictive, abused, and diverted,' but which is not yet realized as such by many patients and prescribers,” according to the DEA.
Schedule IV drugs have less potential for abuse than the substances in Schedules III, II and I, and may be refilled up to five times within six months after the date prescribed, according to the DEA.
Tramadol was not previously considered a controlled substance, but now that it is, drug monitoring programs will begin collecting data on usage, according to comments posted online by DEA from medical groups that supported controlling the opioid.
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Hey Goldie, this new thread is for you!!! There is a great deal of confusion with respect to this drug. Why is it, that if this a non narcotic and non addicting med., i continue to read(or hear).