Common brand name: Ultram
Generic name: Tramadol
This medication is used to help relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. Tramadol is similar to narcotic analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain.
How to use Tramadol?
Take this medication by mouth as directed by the doctor, usually every 4 to 6 hours as needed for pain relief. You may take this medicine with or without food. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to the treatment.
Some of these side effects may decrease after you have been using this medication for a while. If any of these side effects persists or worsen, consult your doctor immediately.
To prevent constipation, eat a diet adequate in fibre, drink plenty of water and exercise.
To reduce the risk of dizziness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
Serious Side Effects:
- Mental/mood change(such as agitation,hallucinations)
- Severe stomach/abdominal pain
- Slow /shallow breathing
- Unusual drowsiness
Call or consult the doctor immediately before the condition of the patient worsens.
Before taking Tramadol, tell the doctor if you are allergic or you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Before using this medication, tell your doctor your medical history, especially if the patient is suffering from
- Brain disorders( such as head injury, tumours seizures)
- Breathing problems( such as asthma, sleep apnoea, chronic diseases)
- Kidney, liver diseases
- Depression or suicidal thoughts
This medication may make you feel dizzy or drowsy, so one should not drive, use machinery, or do any other activity that may require alertness, after consuming this medication.
Pregnant women and elderly people should avoid taking this medication as well as people who have a prior alcohol or drug history.
Overdose of Tramadol:
If overdose is suspected, consult your doctor or call emergency immediately. Symptoms of overdose are
- Slow breathing
- Slow heartbeat
- Loss of consciousness
This medication should be consumed only by the patient it is prescribed for, and not by anyone else. This medication is easily available online on cheap rates and delivered within 24-36 hours.