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Ultram ER Dosage

General Dosing Information

Some considerations for people taking Ultram ER include the following:
  • Ultram ER comes in the form of extended-release tablets. It is usually taken once a day.
  • It does not matter if you take Ultram ER with or without food. However, it is recommended that you consistently take it one way or the other (either with food or without food).
  • Breaking, dissolving, or crushing Ultram ER tablets can be very dangerous, as this will cause too much of the medication to be released too quickly.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Do not increase your dose without your healthcare provider's approval. Do not suddenly stop taking Ultram ER, especially if you have taken it regularly for more than several weeks (see Tramadol Withdrawal).
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage of Ultram ER, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist. Do not stop taking the drug without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
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