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A synthetic analgesic, C16H25NO2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. It is structurally similar to codeine and has both opioid and nonopioid effects.

[tram-, of unknown origin + -adol, mixed opiate agonist/antagonist suffix.]
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Ultracet, which is tramadol combined with acetaminophen (Tylenol) for humans, can be dangerous for dogs.
Efficacy and safety of tramadol/acetaminophen tablets (Ultracet) as add-on therapy for osteoarthritis pain in subjects receiving a COX-2 nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Some medications used for pain are combinations of acetaminophen and an opioid, such as Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone), Ultracet (acetaminophen and tramadol) or Percocet (oxycodone and acetaminophen).
Tramadol, a centrally acting synthetic opioid analgesic approved for the management of moderate to moderately severe chronic pain, is marketed as Ultram and Ultracet (tramadol with acetarninophen) by PriCara, a division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
Amneal's generic is an AB-rated, therapeutically equivalent alternative to Ultracet (Ortho-McNeil Janssen).
Tramadol (Ultracet), hydrocodone (Vicodin) and oxycodone (Percocet) all are combined with acetaminophen," he explains.
(Detroit, MI) announced that a United States Federal Circuit Court has reversed a portion of a previously decided summary judgment on ANDA Patent litigation between Ortho McNeil and Caraco regarding Ultracet. The court has remanded the litigation to a lower court for further proceedings.
Some medications used for pain are actually combinations of acetaminophen and either oxycodone (for example, Vicodin or Percocet), a relaxant (for example, Fioricet) or an opioid (for example, Ultracet).
Tramadol hydrochloride (Ultram or Ultracet), which contains Tylenol.
For the management of postoperative pain at home all patients received tramadol with acetaminophen (Ultracet) tablets, unless the patient had hypersensitivity to the medication or it was contraindicated.
Be aware that Tylenol is an ingredient in many prescription pain medicines, including Vicodin, Lortab, Norco, Darvocet, Ultracet, and Fioricet.