While Ultram 50mg is the most popular brand of generic Tramadol, a synthetic analgesic (Pain Reliever), Xanax, a brand generic Alprazolam, is the best medication to treat anxiety disorder and panic attack.
The differences between Ultram and Xanax are mentioned below:
|ULTRAM (TRAMADOL)||XANAX (ALPRAZOLAM)|
|Prescription Only Drugs||Prescription only drugs|
|You can Buy Ultram Online in cheaper rates with offers on bulk purchases||Generics Xanax bars 2mg are available cheaper online|
|Strong Pain killer to treat general and nerve related pain, Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Cancer Pain||Treats anxiety and panic disorder, and depression.|
|Ultram 50mg Cause dependence||Xanax bars 2mg Cause dependence|
|Used other than not listed in the medical guide||Used other than not listed in the medical guide|
|Limited side effects like nausea and sedation, blurry vision||Withdrawal symptoms can be severe|
|Off label prescribed for Anxiety, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Restless Legs Syndrome, Syringomyelia, Vulvodynia||–|
|Is addictive||Is addictive|
|Commonly reported side effects include: pruritus agitation anxiety constipation diarrhea hallucination nausea tremor vomiting diaphoresis||Common side effects include: ataxia cognitive dysfunction constipation difficulty in micturition drowsiness dysarthria fatigue memory impairment skin rash weight gain weight loss anxiety blurred vision diarrhea insomnia decreased libido increased appetite decreased appetite|
|Dosage Form(s) Available Oral capsule, extended release Oral tablet Oral tablet, extended release||Dosage Form(s) Available Oral tablet|
|Brand Names ConZip Tramadol Hydrochloride ER Ultram|
Brand Names Alprazolam Intensol Xanax XR
|Lower potential abuse as compared to substance included in Schedule III||Lower potential abuse as compared to substance included in Schedule III|
|Tramdol in USA is accepted for medical use||Accepted in Medical Use in The United States|
|Abuse may cause limited physical or psychological dependence as compared to the substance in Schedule III||Abuse may cause limited physical or psychological dependence as compared to the substance in Schedule III|
|497 drugs are found to interact – 279 major drug interaction, 215 moderate drug interaction, and 3 minor drug interaction||456 drugs are found to interact – 33 major drug interaction, 383 moderate drug interactions, and 40 minor drug interactions.|
|Avoid Alcohol during Ultram 50mg administration||Avoid Grapefruit and Grapefruit Juice during Xanax bars 2mg administration|
|Disease Interactions Gastrointestinal obstruction Acute alcohol intoxication Drug dependence Liver disease Renal dysfunction Seizure disorders Acute abdominal conditions Intracranial pressure Respiratory depression Suicidal||Disease Interactions Acute alcohol intoxication Closed-angle glaucoma Drug dependence Renal/liver disease Respiratory depression Seizures Depression Obesity Paradoxical reactions|
|First Approval Date March 03, 1995||First Approval Date October 16, 1981|
|Doses 25mg, 50mg, 100mg||Doses 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1mg, 2mg|
|Maximum dose in a day 400mg for adults, 300mg for elderly||Maximum dose in a day 4mg|
What schedule class are Ultram and Xanax?
Both Ultram and Xanax section IV controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act of the FDA. Usually using the two together is not recommended until otherwise prescribed by a doctor. The effects of having Xanax and Ultram (Tramadol Brand) together may cause multiplied drug effect, or interactions, or cause high so much so that it may become life-threatening. There are less severe pain medications when you are on Xanax.
So that was all XANAX vs ULTRAM for you.
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