14 May 2011
Did you mean narcotic?
Ultracet contains a combination of tramadol and acetaminophen. Tramadol is a narcotic-like pain reliever. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of tramadol.
Ultracet is used to treat moderate to severe pain, however, please seek more information from a doc/pharmacist who prescribed the med.
16 May 2011
It is a synthetic analgesic compound that is not chemically related to opioids but acts on the opioid receptors and inhibits reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin. So Rajive is correct that it is opioid (or narcotic) like. I dont like using the term narcotics when talking about prescribed opioids because narcotic denotes illegal drug types but thats my opinion. Since it acts on opioid receptors it is every bit addictive as opioids. It is also chemically similar to antidepressants and can contribute to Serotonin Syndrome.
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Is such a low dosage harmful???
... Celebrex does not do the work by itself. Daily consumption is 400mg of Celebrex & 2 Ultracet. Is it harmful on the long run?
Is ultracet a narcotic? I was just prescribed it today and iam confused. if it is not then how do i?
will i experience withdrawl?