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Can I use Ryzolt if I am taking lithium?

Talk to your doctor before taking the long-acting prescription pain medication Ryzolt (tramadol extended-release tablets) if you use the anti-mania drug lithium. Combining these drugs may increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called serotonin syndrome. If you need to take both these drugs, your doctor may want to monitor you closely, particularly when you start Ryzolt and when your dose is changed.

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