Addiction: Substance Abuse Community
Ultram vs. Ultracet
About This Community:

This community is a place to share information and support with others who are trying to stop using drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol, tobacco or other addictive substances. Discuss with others, the symptoms of addiction, addiction recovery, ways to quit like tapering and cold turkey, and withdrawal symptoms. If you are interested in general "chat", please visit our Addiction Social Community.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Ultram vs. Ultracet

I am a little confused about ultrams and ultracets. Can anyone tell me which one is stronger? My boyfriendd has been taking ultrams for sometime and takes a lot... he got some ultracets the other day and took way more are they less potent
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
230262_tn?1316649534
ultracet has acetominophen (tylenol) in them, and the tramadol doesnt.  They can come in varying dosages. Why is he taking them? Does he want to quit? Tram is a dangerous drug to take and to stop, you have to taper down slowly or you could have seizures. You can have seizures from takign too many as well. How long has he been on them?
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Tramadol is the active drug in both - they come in different strenghts.

It is a nasty drug - I was prescribed it by my Dr. as non addictive pain med - but it is not. It is metally and physically addictive - and one of the worst drugs to come off of.
I am just starting to try and get off it after 4 years of abuse.
I am sure others will chime in - many have suffered because of this drug.  Please read the posts on tramadol - the more knowledge your boyfriend and you have the better.
If I could do it over - I wouldn't go any where near this drug!!
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
As trouble said, the active ingredient in both is TRAMADOL.  It is an often misprescribed, underestimated,  and dangerous drug.  It's a synthetic OPIATE.  The problem with tramadol is that like other opiates, a person builds up tolerance to the drug, requiring more and more of the drug over time to feel less unwell.  

It's extremely difficult to come off of.  I took it for more than 6 years and only stopped cold turkey last December.  The first five days was HELL.  

Probably the longest running active forum on medhelp devoted entirely to tramadol addiction is the EmilyPost forum. You may want to check it out.  

Be understanding with your bf.  Good people develop addictions.  Good luck.  Fred
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Addiction: Substance Abuse Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Addiction Answerers
271792_tn?1334983257
Blank
IBKleen
Cumberland Plateau, TN
1235186_tn?1339127464
Blank
atthebeach
on the beach, NJ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
gnarly_1
phoenix, AZ
3197167_tn?1348972206
Blank
clean_in_ks
KS
4522800_tn?1405696702
Blank
VICourageous
ID
495284_tn?1333897642
Blank
dominosarah
City of Dominatrix, MN