UltramŽ(Tramadol) has been prescribed in more than
55 million patients worldwide and ULTRAM has been prescribed
in more than 21 million patients in the United States.
How to take this medication
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Store this medicine at room temperature, away from heat and light. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Side effects, which may go away during treatment, include dizziness, nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation, headache, or sweating. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you experience skin rash, itching, seizures, or hallucinations. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
Do not exceed the recommended dose or take this medicine for longer than prescribed. If you experience difficulty breathing or tightness of chest; swelling of eyelids, face, or lips; or develop a rash or hives, tell your doctor immediately. Do not take any more of this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so. Avoid alcohol while you are using this medicine. This medicine will add to the effects of alcohol and other depressants. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to this medicine. Using this medicine alone, with other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Before you begin taking any new medicine, either prescription or over-the-counter, check with your doctor or pharmacist. For women: if you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. This medicine is excreted in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking this medicine.
Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take with and without a prescription.
If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the amount used to catch up.
Store at room temperature away from sunlight. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not
prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions.
KEEP THIS PRODUCT out of the reach of children. IF USING THIS
MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills before
your supply runs out.