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When can I stop taking Ultram?

You may be able to stop taking the prescription pain medication Ultram (tramadol) if you no longer need treatment for moderate to moderately severe pain -- but ask your doctor first. He or she is likely to taper your dose so that you gradually discontinue the medication. This tapering helps you avoid symptoms of withdrawal, which you might experience if you stopped Ultram abruptly.

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