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Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol

Information about Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol

Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol Uses

Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol is used for pain relief.

How Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol works

Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol 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.

Common side effects of Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol

Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Weakness, Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Sleepiness
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Expert advice for Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol

Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol

Q. Is it safe to use Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol?

Yes, Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol is safe for 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 effects. 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?

Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol 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 Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol cause constipation?

Yes, the use of Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol can cause constipation. To prevent constipation eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities 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 Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Can the use of Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol 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 Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol cause damage to liver?

Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol is usually safe to use in the recommended dose. However, an overdose of Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol 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 than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol can increase the risks of side effects and liver damage. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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