Ultracet Drug Interactions

Ultracet Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Ultracet is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
You should avoid alcohol while taking Ultracet. Alcohol interacts with tramadol, the narcotic component of Ultracet, potentially increasing the risk of serious side effects, such as extreme drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Alcohol also interacts with the acetaminophen (Tylenol®) component of Ultracet, increasing the risk of liver damage (see Tylenol and Alcohol for more information). However, suddenly avoiding alcohol consumption while taking Ultracet can increase the risk of seizures. If you regularly drink alcohol, check with your healthcare provider before taking Ultracet.
 
Antihistamines
Many antihistamines cause significant drowsiness and can cause serious problems when used in combination with other medications that cause drowsiness, such as Ultracet. Check with your healthcare provider before taking Ultracet with an antihistamine, including non-prescription antihistamines in allergy, cold/cough, sleep, and motion sickness products.
 
Antipsychotic Medications
Combining an antipsychotic medication with Ultracet can increase your risk of side effects, such as seizures, drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking Ultracet with an antipsychotic medication.
 
Barbiturates
Combining a barbiturate with Ultracet can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may also occur. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking Ultracet with a barbiturate.
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