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What is Ultracet?
Ultracet®, generically tramadol and acetaminophen, is a centrally acting analgesic that prescribed to treat moderate to moderately severe pain on a short term basis. Ultracet® affects the central nervous system and affects the way the brain senses pain.
Is Ultracet addictive?
Using Ultracet® on a long term basis has serious consequences and it should not be used for more than 5 days. Long term use of Ultracet® is increasingly associated with physical dependence and withdrawal syndrome. Within a few weeks of consistently taking Ultracet®, the body adjusts to the presence of the drug and a tolerance develops. As a tolerance to Ultracet® develops, the body requires more and more Ultracet® to achieve pain relief. Taking higher doses of Ultracet® can increase the risk of experiencing uncomfortable side effects.
Ultracet® is a very powerful drug that the body may become physically dependent upon. If a person no longer wishes to continue taking Ultracet or wants to discontinue taking the drug due to its side effects, medical supervision is necessary to prevent withdrawal symptoms.
Warning Signs of Ultracet Addiction
- Extreme drug seeking behaviors
- Financial Problems
- Increased risky behaviors
- Appearance of withdrawal symptoms
Ultracet® withdrawals are extremely uncomfortable and can start between 12 to 20 hours after the last dose. Without medical supervision, decreasing a dose or stopping Ultracet intake altogether may cause these initial symptoms.
Ultracet Withdrawal Symptoms
- Flu-like symptoms
Outpatient Ultracet Detox Treatment
Under the supervision of the professionals at Outpatient Detox, patients do not need to fear experiencing Ultracet withdrawal symptoms. Patients can detox off of Ultracet in the comfort of their own homes with personalized treatment plans that allow them to remain safe, calm, comfortable and able to sleep at night throughout the detoxification period.