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Rybix ODT Warnings and Precautions

Specific Warnings and Precautions With Rybix ODT

Warnings and precautions to be aware of prior to taking this drug include the following:
 
  • Rybix ODT should not be prescribed to people with suicidal tendencies. This medication can be lethal in the case of overdose, especially if combined with alcohol.
     
  • This drug can cause seizures, especially in people who have a history of seizures, who are withdrawing from alcohol or narcotics, who have a head injury, or who take certain medications (see Tramadol and Seizures for more information).
     
  • Even though Rybix ODT is not a controlled substance in most states, it still has a significant potential for abuse. Thus, it is not a good choice for people who have a history of addiction to alcohol or drugs (see Tramadol Abuse). Do not take the drug more frequently, longer, or at a higher dose than prescribed. If you feel you may be developing a problem with Rybix ODT, please seek help from your healthcare provider.
     
  • Rybix ODT can cause a dangerous group of symptoms known as serotonin syndrome. This is most common when Rybix ODT is combined with certain other medications (see Tramadol and Serotonin Syndrome for more information).
     
  • Rybix ODT can cause slow and irregular breathing. In severe situations, this may be life-threatening and may be especially dangerous in people with lung problems.
     
  • The medication can cause problems in people with head injuries or high intracranial pressure. It should only be used with extreme caution in such circumstances.
     
  • Rybix ODT can interfere with the diagnosis of many conditions that cause severe abdominal (stomach) pain.
     
  • This drug can cause dizziness and drowsiness, and may increase the risk of falls in elderly people.
     
  • This medication contains phenylalanine. This is important for people with phenylketonuria, who must closely monitor their phenylalanine intake.
     
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Rybix ODT affects you. Your reflexes and reaction times may be significantly affected, even if you feel fine.
     
  • Rybix ODT can potentially interact with several other medications (see Rybix ODT Drug Interactions).
     
  • Rybix ODT is considered a pregnancy Category C medication. This means that it may not be safe for use during pregnancy, although the full risks are not known (see Tramadol and Pregnancy).
     
  • This product passes through breast milk. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding or plan to start, discuss this with your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug (see Tramadol and Breastfeeding).
     
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