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Can I use Ultracet if I'm taking an antidepressant?

If you're using an antidepressant, talk to your doctor about whether it's safe for you to take the prescription pain medication Ultracet (tramadol and acetaminophen). Combining Ultracet with an antidepressant can raise your risk of serious side effects, including seizures and a potentially life-threatening condition known as serotonin syndrome. If your doctor does prescribe Ultracet, he or she may adjust the dosages of either or both of the medications and monitor you closely.

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