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tramadol (Ultram, Ultram ER, Conzip)

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Pharmacy Author: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD Jay W. Marks, MD

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

ARTICLE RELATED DISEASES IMAGES & QUIZZES INDEX Rheumatoid Arthritis Slideshow Pictures Take the RA Quiz Joint-Friendly Exercises to Reduce RA Pain Slideshow GENERIC NAME: tramadolBRAND NAME: Ultram, Ultram ER, ConzipDISCONTINUED BRANDS: Reix ODT, Ryzolt

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES:

Tramadol is used in the management of moderate to moderately severe pain. Extended release tablets are used for moderate to moderately severe chronic pain in adults who require continuous treatment for an extended period.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Tramadol is generally well tolerated, and side effects are usually transient.

Commonly reported side effects include

nausea, constipation, dizziness, headache, euphoria, indigestion, spasticity, weakness, drowsiness, and vomiting.

Less commonly reported side effects include

itching, sweating, dry mouth, diarrhea, rash, visual disturbances, and vertigo.

Some patients who received tramadol have reported seizures. It may cause serotonin syndrome when combined with other drugs that also increase serotonin (see drug interactions section).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/28/2016

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