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What should I know about Rybix ODT before taking it?

Rybix ODT (tramadol) is a pain reliever that comes in a special tablet that dissolves on the tongue so that you don't need water to take it. It belongs to a class of drugs called opioid analgesics. Some people who use opioid analgesics may become physically dependent on them and experience withdrawal symptoms (such as restlessness, chills and muscle aches) when they stop taking them. It's very important to use this medication exactly as your doctor tells you to in order to minimize this risk.

Combining Rybix ODT with certain other medications can lead to health problems. In particular, taking Rybix ODT at the same time as some antidepressants can induce a condition called serotonin syndrome, which may cause hallucinations, heart trouble and loss of muscle coordination, among other serious symptoms. Tell your doctor about all medications you use before taking Rybix ODT.

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