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Can I use Ultram if I have a history of asthma?

If you have a history of asthma, talk to your doctor before taking Ultram (tramadol), a prescription drug for moderate to moderately severe pain. Some studies suggest that Ultram may actually be a good opioid pain medication option for people with asthma because it does not release histamine, a chemical that can trigger asthma symptoms and flare-ups.

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