Codeine vs Ultram ER

Codeine
(Rx)
Ultram ER
(Rx)
Codeine is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Ultram ER is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.0
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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Not Available
September 8, 2005
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
227,840 Discussions
1,815 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Cough
#4 for Headaches
#5 for Pain Relief
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Back Pain
#8 for Cramping
#9 for Diarrhea
Codeine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Fibromyalgia
#5 for Chronic Pain
#6 for Pain Relief
#7 for Headaches
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Arthritis
#10 for Depression
#11 for Anxiety
#12 for Migraines
#13 for Nerve Pain
#14 for RLS
#15 for Joint Pain
Ultram ER is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cod
Nausea
7
Euphoria
5
Dizziness
3
Stomach Problems
1
Bruise
1
Burning
1
Paranoia
1
Hallucinations
1
Liver Damage
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Ult
Nausea
8
Dizziness
5
Burning
3
Serotonin Syndrome
2
Stomach Problems
1
Euphoria
1
Tingling
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Rash
1
Diabetes
1
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Codeine
Cod
Ultram ER
Ult
Nausea
Cod
Ult
7
8
Euphoria
Cod
Ult
5
1
Dizziness
Cod
Ult
3
5
Stomach Problems
Cod
Ult
1
1
Bruise
Cod
Ult
1
0
Burning
Cod
Ult
1
3
Paranoia
Cod
Ult
1
0
Hallucinations
Cod
Ult
1
0
Liver Damage
Cod
Ult
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Cod
Ult
1
0
Nausea
Ult
Cod
8
7
Dizziness
Ult
Cod
5
3
Burning
Ult
Cod
3
1
Serotonin Syndrome
Ult
Cod
2
0
Stomach Problems
Ult
Cod
1
1
Euphoria
Ult
Cod
1
5
Tingling
Ult
Cod
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Ult
Cod
1
0
Rash
Ult
Cod
1
0
Diabetes
Ult
Cod
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Codeine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Ultram ER during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Codeine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ultram ER and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 30 mg, 60 mg, 30 mg (Sol), 60 mg (Sol)
Syringe: 15 mg/mL, 30 mg/mL, 60 mg/mL
Solution: 15 mg/5 mL, 60 mg/mL
Tablet: 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Codeine Phosphate
Tramadol Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Codeine and Ultram ER: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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