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Can I use Ultram if I am taking antibiotics?

Talk to your doctor before taking the prescription pain medication Ultram (tramadol) with antibiotics. Taking Ultram with certain antibiotics, such as erythromycin and linezolid, may increase the risk of seizures. It also raises the risk of serotonin syndrome, a rare but serious disorder. If you need to combine these drugs, your doctor may need to modify your medication plan, dosage or timing.

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