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Generic: Rybix
It is used to treat moderate to severe pain in adults
               



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What is this medicine?

TRAMADOL (TRA ma dole) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain in adults.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • brain tumor
  • drink more than 3 alcohol- containing drinks per day
  • drug abuse or addiction
  • head injury
  • kidney disease or problems going to the bathroom
  • liver disease
  • lung disease, asthma, or breathing problems
  • phenylketonuria
  • seizures or epilepsy
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to tramadol, codeine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

Place this medicine on the tongue. The tablet will melt in your mouth. Swallow like normal. You can take this medicine with or without water. Do not cut, crush, or chew this medicine. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You can take this medicine with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food or milk. Do not take more medicine than directed.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 17 years old for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
  • MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

  • alcohol or medicines that contain alcohol
  • antihistamines
  • benzodiazepines
  • bupropion
  • carbamazepine or oxcarbazepine
  • clozapine
  • cyclobenzaprine
  • digoxin
  • furazolidone
  • linezolid
  • medicines for depression, anxiety, or psychotic disturbances
  • medicines for migraine headache like almotriptan, eletriptan, frovatriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, sumatriptan, zolmitriptan
  • medicines for pain like pentazocine, buprenorphine, butorphanol, meperidine, nalbuphine, and propoxyphene
  • medicines for sleep
  • muscle relaxants
  • naltrexone
  • phenobarbital
  • phenothiazines like perphenazine, thioridazine, chlorpromazine, mesoridazine, fluphenazine, prochlorperazine, promazine, and trifluoperazine
  • procarbazine
  • warfarin

               
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