I had a left over prescription of ultram that i took and i have to take a drug test for a job and i was wondering if it will show up as an opiate on a 10 panel drug screen?
1 Aug 2012
Ultram is not a narcotic. It is not even a controlled substance in most states. While truthfully I cannot tell you if it will show up as an opiate on a drug screen or not , all you need to do is show that you have a prescription for it and it can not be used against you.
I hope this helps!
1 Aug 2012
Pledge is correct, as is balbanese (sorry Lisa, I respectfully disagree with you, but just about the opioid part my friend) it IS considered an opioid analgesic just as he said.
But, as Lisa said, take the RX bottle with you to your test, and you should have no problems. Lisa is spot on with her answer regarding that, taking the bottle with you. Lisa is also correct that it isn't even considered a controlled substance at this point in time. But that may soon change, so do be careful when you take Ultram, as it may become a controlled substance soon.
Best wishes to you.
4 Aug 2012
Yes it will show up. It is a centrally-acting synthetic analgesic drug. Opiates are drugs derived from opium. Opioids used to refer to synthetic opiates (drugs created to emulate opium, however different chemically). Now the term Opioid is used for the entire family of opiates including natural, synthetic and semi-synthetic... hope this helps
- Ultram Information for Consumers
- Ultram Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ultram (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I am on Methadone maintenance and i'm taking ultram for breakthrough pain. Will the ultram... Tramadol show up as a narcotic in a drug screen?
2 answers • 24 Feb 2010
1 answer • 19 May 2011
1 answer • 8 Aug 2011
I read in one of the comments from a user that tramadol is now considered a narcotic although the web site says different. So which is it? Do I need ...
2 answers • 4 Sep 2012