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Can I use Ultram if I am taking lithium?

Talk to your doctor before taking the anti-mania drug lithium with the prescription pain medication Ultram (tramadol). Taking these drugs together may increase the risk of a rare but serious group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Your doctor may want to monitor you closely, particularly when you start treatment with Ultram or when your dose is adjusted.

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