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Who should not take ConZip?

Do not take the pain medication ConZip (tramadol) if you have any of the following:
  • allergy to tramadol or another opioid (such as codeine, oxymorphone, oxycodone or morphine) or any ingredient in ConZip
  • significant breathing problems, including severe or acute bronchial asthma and hypercapnia (too much carbon dioxide in your blood), unless you're taking ConZip in a place like a hospital where emergency resuscitation equipment is nearby
  • a history of alcoholism because you may be more susceptible to abusing ConZip, even if you no longer drink. Also, alcohol can increase the drug's depressant effect on breathing, which can be extremely dangerous.
  • suicidal tendencies, which ConZip can worsen
You also shouldn't take ConZip if you're breastfeeding or pregnant; it can be extremely dangerous to a nursing baby or a developing fetus.

ConZip is not approved for children and so is not recommended for those under age 18.

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