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People who have moderate-to-moderately severe chronic pain may receive ConZip for around-the-clock pain treatment. Although it is not a controlled substance, this prescription medicine has been shown to have a high potential for psychological and physical dependence and abuse. It comes as an extended-release capsule that is taken once daily. Possible side effects include nausea, constipation, and drowsiness.

What Is ConZip?

ConZip™ (tramadol ER) is a prescription medication approved for treating moderate-to-moderately severe chronic (long-term) pain in adults who require around-the-clock pain treatment for an extended period of time. It comes as a long-acting capsule that is taken just once a day.
(Click ConZip Uses for more information on this topic, including possible off-label uses.)

Who Makes This Medication?

ConZip is made by Vertical Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Abuse Potential

While ConZip is not regulated as a controlled substance, it can have a significant potential for both psychological and physical dependence and abuse, similar to morphine. Tramadol, the active ingredient in ConZip, was initially marketed as a pain medication with very little potential for abuse. However, healthcare providers quickly recognized that many of the people who used this drug became addicted to it.
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