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Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ultracet Tablet

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Uses of Ultracet Tablet

Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet is used for pain relief.
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Ultracet Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Weakness, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Sleepiness.

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How to use Ultracet Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food, if it causes stomach upset.

How Ultracet Tablet works

Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Tramadol which relieve severe pain. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Tramadol is an opoid which works by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.

In Depth Information on Ultracet Tablet

Expert advice for Ultracet Tablet

  • Use only for severe acute pain for not more than 5 days.
  • Prolonged use may result in physical and psychological dependence even at recommended dosages.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Your doctor may adjust your dose if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • In case of overdose, tell your doctor immediately.
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Ultracet Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ultracet Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen + Tramadol with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Consult a doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness (more than usual), difficulty breastfeeding, breathing problems, or limpness.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet may cause side effects such as drowsiness and blurred vision. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ultracet Semi 162.5 mg/18.75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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