Ultram (tramadol), is an analgesic (pain-reducing) opiate drug that treats conditions like:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis
  • RLS (restless legs syndrome)

State Regulation of Ultram®

Many states have classified Ultram® as a controlled substance, because it has a high potential for addiction and abuse.

Ultram® and Pregnancy

If you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant, talk to your doctor before starting Ultram®. It has been suggested that taking this drug while pregnant may increase a woman’s risk of having a baby with birth defects.

Women should tell their doctors who took this drug close to delivery right away if they notice unusual symptoms in their babies such as:

  • Irritability
  • Persistent crying
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Shallow or slow breathing

Women that are breastfeeding should not take Ultram.

Side Effects of Ultram® / Tramadol

  • Changes in mood
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty breathing — an especially dangerous side effect
  • Headache
  • Difficulty staying asleep
  • Itchingspilled pills
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness, sleepiness
  • Swelling of the eyes, face, throat, tongue, lips, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Dry mouth
  • Hallucinations
  • Vomiting
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Heartburn or indigestion
  • Hoarseness
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Muscle tightness
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Sweating
  • Seizures
  • Agitation
  • Sores on the inside of your mouth, nose, eyes, or throat
  • Chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Nervousness
  • Uncontrollable shaking
  • Weakness

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