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Ultracet Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ultracet Tablet

Uses of Ultracet Tablet

Ultracet Tablet is used for pain relief.

Ultracet Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ultracet are Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Weakness, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Sleepiness.

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 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 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Tramadol. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Tramadol is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) 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 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 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 Tablet may cause side effects such as drowsiness and blurred vision. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ultracet Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ultracet Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ultracet Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ultracet Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Ultracet Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ultracet Tablet

Q. What is Ultracet?
Ultracet is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol and Tramadol. Paracetamol helps to relieve pain by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Tramadol is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain and lowers the pain perception.
Q. Is it safe to use Ultracet?
Yes, Ultracet is safe to use in most of the patients. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, constipation, weakness, dizziness, dryness in the mouth, sleepiness and other uncommon and rare side effect. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
Q. Can I stop taking the medication when my pain is relieved?
Ultracet is usually recommended for short-term use and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, It is advisable that it should be taken only as suggested by your doctor.
Q. Can the use of Ultracet cause constipation?
Yes, the use of Ultracet can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits, and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Do some exercises like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor about taking some medicines to treat constipation if this persists for a long time.
Q. Can the use of Ultracet cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Ultracet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for some time or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Ultracet cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Ultracet can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water on the bedside at night. You may use some lip balm if your lips are also dry.
Q. Can the use of Ultracet cause damage to liver?
Ultracet is usually safe to use in the recommended dose. However, an overdose of Ultracet can damage your liver. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, it may increase your risk of liver damage.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking higher than recommended dose of Ultracet can lead to increased chances of side effects and liver damage. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Ultracet expire?
Yes, Ultracet does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Ultracet after the expiry date.

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