5 Nov 2009
Weight gain is not a known side effect of Ultram (actually loss of appetite is a common side effect.
The known side effects are stated below:
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Ultram ER Extended-Release Tablets:
Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; headache; increased sweating; nausea; trouble sleeping; vomiting; weakness.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Ultram ER Extended-Release Tablets:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); agitation; chest pain; difficult or painful urination; disorientation; fainting; hallucinations; irregular heartbeat; loss of coordination; mood or mental changes (eg, depression); red, blistered, swollen, or peeling skin; seizures; severe dizziness or lightheadedness.
6 Nov 2009
tlh0862; Yes, yes, yes. I was on this medication for years and I was told that it was the steroid shots that I was getting in my low back that was making me gain weight. Well it turns out that it was the Ultram. I mean it is a great little pill, but wait until you try to get off of it. I felt like I was going through withdrawl of an opiate. I say call your Dr and see if there is another medication that they can try you on. Once I got off of it I did not try anything else, I was too afraid to get withdrawl symptoms. Good luck
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I was just started on this, and my dr. promised me that weight gain was not a side effect. I've read some user reviews and some are reporting ...
4 answers • 27 Sep 2009
Being bulimic, it doesn't seem that a pill that would cause wight gain would be a good option. Is this a common side effect?
1 answer • 15 Dec 2009
Is the possible weight gain from low dose of abilify (2mg) from increased appetite or from the drug?
Is the posssible weight gain from the increased appetite side effect, or is the weight gain an automatic side effect from abilify itself? And, has ...
1 answer • 2 Jan 2012