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Generic Ultracet

Tramadol/acetaminophen (Ultracet) is a moderately priced drug used to treat short-term moderate pain. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic tramadol/acetaminophen is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare opioid / acetaminophen combinations.
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Can Pain Med Tramadol Cause Low Blood Sugar?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 13, 2016

Tramadol (Ultram) is prescribed for pain more than ever, with new recommendations to limit the use of opioid analgesics. Tramadol is a non-opioid that works on the opiate receptors. Unlike other opioids (like hydrocodone and codeine), tramadol doesn’t affect your breathing or heart. It’s a good option for trying to avoid opioids if NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen and naproxen) aren’t recommended for you. See More

Is Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Bad for Your Liver or Kidneys?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - October 16, 2014

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is one of the most commonly used medications so you should know if it hurts your liver or kidneys. The short answer: acetaminophen is safe on the kidneys and may damage your liver, but only at high doses. Here is what you need to know.

How much Tylenol can I take?
Acetaminophen is the generic name for Tylenol so they are the same thing. The recommended daily maximum is 4 grams per day, which would be 8 extra strength Tylenol (500 mg) or 12 regular (325 mg) Tylenol tablets. See More

Reminder: Tramadol Is Now a Controlled Substance

The GoodRx Pharmacist - August 13, 2014

Remember—effective Monday, August 18, 2014, tramadol (Ultram) and any products that contain tramadol, including Ultracet (tramadol/acetaminophen), Ultram ER (tramadol ER), or Conzip, will be considered schedule IV substances.

This means ANY medications containing tramadol will now have stricter rules for dispensing. This may affect your current prescription as well as your future prescriptions if you regularly take these medications. See More

Tramadol Is Now a Scheduled Drug

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 16, 2014

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has officially declared tramadol (Ultram) a Class IV substance. This new scheduling will go into effect August 18, 2014 and means you will need a triplicate prescription to get tramadol. A scheduled drug is one whose use and distribution is tightly monitored.

Tramadol is an opioid analgesic that was initially approved in 1995 under the brand name Ultram. Ultram also came mixed with Tylenol (acetaminophen) in the drug UltracetSee More

Ultram (Tramadol) Now a Controlled Substance in Ohio

The GoodRx Pharmacist - June 11, 2014

Ultram (tramadol) is an opioid prescribed for moderate to severe pain in adults. It is different from some other medications that work the same way in that it is not currently considered a controlled substance (a DEA scheduled drug) in some states. However, regulations in Ohio are changing this fall.

What is changing for tramadol in Ohio?
Tramadol and any medications containing tramadol are moving from being non-scheduled (non-controlled) to schedule IV narcotics. See More

Prescription Acetaminophen Dose Changes: What You Need to Know

The GoodRx Pharmacist - January 17, 2014

General Overview

What has been discontinued?

All prescription drug products with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen (also known as APAP or paracetamol, and the active ingredient in Tylenol). The FDA has asked that manufacturers limit the amount of acetaminophen in these products to 325 mg to prevent liver injury from overdose.

Some examples of these drugs include Vicodin (hydrocodone/acetaminophen), Percocet (oxycodone/acetaminophen), Fioricet (butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine), and Fioricet with codeine (butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine/codeine). See More

Acetaminophen: Curbing Overdose and Liver Toxicity

The GoodRx Pharmacist - October 11, 2013

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) toxicity has become more of an issue, especially due to the rise of combination products. These include prescription pain medications (such as hydrocodone/acetaminophen, oxycodone/acetaminophen, butalbital/acetaminophen, acetaminophen/codeine and tramadol/acetaminophen) in which acetaminophen is used as a second pain reliever. It is also widely available over the counter, and many over-the-counter combinations that advertise pain or fever relief contain acetaminophen as well. See More

The 10 Most Important Things to Know About Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 11, 2013

Is acetaminophen (Tylenol) a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

For a medication so widely available and so effective, there is a dark side to acetaminophen. Here are 10 things about acetaminophen that may shock you:

1.  Many underestimate its toxicity. In a recent survey of 500 people, 46% reported ingesting excessive amounts because they misunderstood dosing directions or failed to recognize that acetaminophen is found in more than one medication they are using. See More

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