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Ryzolt

If you have moderate to moderately severe pain and require around-the-clock pain control, your healthcare provider may prescribe Ryzolt. This prescription pain medication works by affecting certain brain chemicals and by working in the central nervous system. It comes in the form of extended-release tablets and is only taken once a day. Possible side effects may include nausea, constipation, and drowsiness.

What Is Ryzolt?

Ryzolt (tramadol ER) is a prescription pain medication approved for treating moderate to moderately severe chronic pain in adults. It is a long-acting medication that is taken just once a day for around-the-clock pain control.
 
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Who Makes It?

Ryzolt is made by Confab Laboratories, Inc., for Purdue Pharma, L.P.
 

Abuse Potential

Ryzolt has a significant potential for both psychological and physical dependence and abuse, similar to morphine. Initially, tramadol (the active ingredient in Ryzolt) was marketed as a pain medication with very little potential for abuse. However, healthcare providers quickly recognized that many of their patients had become addicted to tramadol. Now, the prescribing information for tramadol medications (including Ryzolt) contains numerous different warnings about the potential for abuse.
 
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