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What are possible side effects of Ultracet?

The prescription pain medication Ultracet (tramadol and acetaminophen) may produce a number of side effects, some of which are more serious than others. The most common side effects include:
  • nausea
  • dizziness 
  • constipation
  • diarrhea 
  • drowsiness 
  • sweating

Other, less common, side effects of Ultracet include:

  • headache
  • itching
  • chills
  • dry mouth
  • difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
  • weakness
  • vomiting, heartburn or indigestion
  • nervousness, agitation, changes in mood
  • rapid heartbeat, unstable blood pressure, dangerous overheating, coma

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