Ultracet is an oral formulation which contains a combination of Tramadol and acetaminophen. Ultracet pain killer medication belongs to the category of an opioid analgesic, which is used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. This medicine functions by blocking the neurotransmitter of pain present at the site of injury. This leads to the alteration in the sensation of pain, hence the feeling of pain vanishes.
Prescribed dose of Ultracet pain killer-
For the short-term management of acute pain, the prescribed dose of 1 tablet should be consumed after every 4 to 6 hours. As this medicine is available in tablet form so it should be administered along with sufficient amount of water.
Contraindications of Ultracet-
- A person having a history of drug or alcohol addiction should avoid intake of ultracet pain killer medication.
- If you are suffering epileptic or seizure disorder, then you should not consume this medicine.
- This medicine should not be consumed if you are hypersensitive towards generic Tramadol and Acetaminophen.
Drug interactions of Ultracet-
- Antidepressant medicines such as Citalopram, Desvenlafaxine, Duloxetine, Escitalopram, Fluoxetine.
- MAO inhibitor such as Isocarboxazid, Linezolid, Methylene blue injection.
Side effects of Ultracet-
- Dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, tired feeling.
- Stomach pain, constipation, loss of appetite.
- Dry mouth blurred vision.
- feeling nervous or anxious.
- Sweating, itching.
Precautions of Ultracet
- Intake of Ultracet pain killer medication may impair your thinking and reaction, so you should not drive or do any work that requires complete alertness and quick response.
- Do not consume alcohol or any product containing alcohol along with this medicine to prevent the undesired effect of this medicine.
- This medicine should be consumed with extreme caution in case of geriatric and pediatric patients as they are more sensitive towards the effect of this medicine.
- Pregnant females should consume this medicine by consulting a doctor.