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Can children take Ultracet?

Experts don't know whether the prescription pain medication Ultracet (tramadol and acetaminophen) is safe or effective in children and teenagers under 16, since it has not been studied in that age group. Doctors generally do not recommend using tramadol -- one of the ingredients in Ultracet -- in children and young teens. If your child is suffering from acute pain, contact your doctor to discuss the best treatment options for him or her.

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