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About Acetaminophen and Tramadol

Acetaminophen and Tramadol is used for the relief of moderate, acute pain such as the pain following a surgical procedure including dental surgeries. Acetaminophen and Tramadol might also be used for other types of pain if your physician sees fit.



Your Prescribing Doctor Must Know

Tell your physician if you have experienced any of these conditions for Acetaminophen and Tramadol:
  • Drive or operate machinery or perform hazardous activities
  • Breathing difficulty or asthma
  • Seizures or seizure disorder
  • An unusual or abnormal reaction to acetaminophen, tramadol, codeine, other pain medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • Problems with drug or alcohol abuse
  • Drink more than 3 beverages a day that contain alcohol
  • Receiving drugs that lower your ability to fight infection
  • Blood disease such as anemia
  • Head injury or brain tumor
  • Pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant, breast feeding or currently trying to become pregnant, make sure your doctor is aware of your maternal condition; as Acetaminophen and Tramadol may not be recommended for certain situations.

Administering Acetaminophen and Tramadol

It is important that you leave regular intervals between every dose of medication. Doing so will help the efficiency of this drug. Every prescription comes with instructions on the reverse side of each bottle or packaging. It is important that you follow the written instructions carefully as not all of them are identical.

Acetaminophen and Tramadol tablets should be taken orally with a glass of water. To prevent an upset stomach you may take Acetaminophen and Tramadol with food or milk. Remember, when taking Acetaminophen and Tramadol or any prescription drug to always follow the label closely. Do not take more than directed and no more than 2 tablets at a time and 8 tables daily. Any higher amount could cause severe side effects.

Acetaminophen and Tramadol should only be taken as instructed by a professional physician. Be sure to remember not to stop taking this medicine without consulting your physician first about how to stop safely. If you are researching this medication for your child, keep in mind that children often have special dosage instructions. Ask your physician about these differences prior to starting this medication if this is the case.

What if I Miss a Dose of Acetaminophen and Tramadol

In the event that a dose of Acetaminophen and Tramadol was missed, take one as soon as you can. But if your next scheduled dose is near, wait until that next dose is due and just skip the one you’ve already missed.

Caution: You should NEVER take double or extra doses of Acetaminophen and Tramadol. Always ask your physician further about missed doses, as he may have special instructions.

Conflicting Medications

Always consult the doctor who prescribed Acetaminophen and Tramadol to you; as this is only a partial interacting medicines list:
  • Ritonavir
  • Antacids
  • St. John
It is important that your physician knows if you are currently taking any medications along with Acetaminophen and Tramadol; as there may be conflicting interaction. Let your physician know if you:
  • Are a smoker
  • Use any other legal or illegal drugs or substances
  • Consume alcohol or caffeine on a regular basis

All of the activities listed above could affect the results you see from taking Acetaminophen and Tramadol.

Acetaminophen and Tramadol Common side effects

The following are side effects known to be common of Acetaminophen and Tramadol and they are experienced by users. These are common, side effects but if you feel uneasy or they persist do not hesitate to contact your physician.

  • False sense of well being, feeling of unreality, mood changes
  • Dizziness or drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Sweating or flushing
  • Itching
  • Indigestion
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Dry mouth

None of the above listed side effects require immediate medical attention. If you continue to experience these Common side effects for a few days, consult your prescribing physician for more advice. It is very important that you do not try to treat these symptoms on your own. Note: that elderly patients have a higher likelihood of experiencing side effects.

Acetaminophen and Tramadol Least Common side effects

The following side effects are rare and should not be taken lightly. If you experience any of these less common side effects from taking Acetaminophen and Tramadol consult your healthcare professional immediately. The following are less common side effects associated with Acetaminophen and Tramadol:

  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
  • Hallucinations
  • Changes in vision
  • Yellow tint to your skin or whites of your eyes
  • Redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • Not passing urine as often as usual
  • Anxiety or agitation
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Skin rash or itching

It is important that you contact your physician right away if you've experienced any of the Less Common side effects listed above.

Acetaminophen and Tramadol Precautions

You should receive physical checkups on a regular basis; especially while taking prescription medicines. This is an easy way to monitor your progress and ensure your physical health as well. Your body may build up a dependency on Acetaminophen and Tramadol and you may experience dizziness or drowsiness up to a few days after you stop taking this medication.

Patients are advised not to operate heavy machinery or automobiles until the full effect of Acetaminophen and Tramadol is known. Do not consume alcohol while taking Acetaminophen and Tramadol. Make sure your doctor is aware of upcoming surgeries you may have scheduled; or will be scheduling while taking this medication.

Contact your doctor for professional advice if you experience a cold, coughs or allergies. You should not try to treat yourself for such symptoms. Some ingredients found in other medications may have conflicting affects while taking Acetaminophen and Tramadol and may affect desired results. Acetaminophen and Tramadol cannot be given to any person without a prescription. Sharing Acetaminophen and Tramadol is against the law.

How To Store Acetaminophen and Tramadol

The following is general storage information for Acetaminophen and Tramadol:

  • It is important that you store Acetaminophen and Tramadol at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Make sure Acetaminophen and Tramadol is kept away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Be sure to store Acetaminophen and Tramadol out of reach of any pets or small children; in a small childproof container.
  • Dispose of any expired or unused Acetaminophen and Tramadol properly.


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Conditions of USE: The prescription drug information on this database is to be used for instructional purposes only; it is not intended to substitute for the knowledge of a healthcare professional. Please consult a physician before and while you are taking Acetaminophen and Tramadol. If you experience any other side effects while taking Acetaminophen and Tramadol please consult an experienced professional. This database does not contain all the information regarding Acetaminophen and Tramadol nor is it intended to cover all possible directions, side effects, and uses. If you need more information regarding Acetaminophen and Tramadol, contact your physician or any other healthcare provider.

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