Tramadol belongs to analgesic group. It is an atypical opioid which is a centrally acting analgesic .Tramadol is used in the management of moderate to moderately severe pain. Extended release tablets are used for moderate to moderately severe chronic pain in adults who require continuous treatment for an extended period.
Always take Tramadol exactly as your doctor has told you. If you are not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist.
You are advised NOT to drink alcohol with this medicine.
The effects of Tramadol are not affected by food.
Swallow this whole with a glass of water at the same times each day.
Adults and children aged 12 years and over
Acute pain (such as after an operation): One to two capsules three to four times a day. To be taken for as long as prescribed by your doctor.
Chronic pain (such as that associated with cancer): one or two capsules at first, then one to two capsules every 4 to 6 hours according to the severity of your pain.
Take no more than eight capsules (400mg) in any 24 hour period unless told to by your doctor.
Elderly: One to two capsules every 9 hours.
Patients with liver or kidney impairment :One to two capsules every 12 hours.
Children : Not recommended for use in children aged under 12 years.
Any of the medicine can cause side effects. If the side effects occur seek medical attention or consult with your doctor for more information.
Anyway such common side effects may bother you: anxiety, bloating, gas, constipation, convulsive movements, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, feeling of elation, hallucinations, headache, indigestion, itching, nausea, nervousness, sweating, tremor, vomiting, weakness, agitation, trouble sleeping.
Seek medical attention if any of these side effects occur: chest pain, allergic reactions, difficulty swallowing or breathing, fainting, irregular or slow heartbeat, shortness of breath, unusual stomach pain.
Tramadol sometimes causes lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting. Please avoid operating a potentially unsafe tasks or mechanisms such as driving a car, until you know your reaction on it. The effect may be worse if you take alcohol or certain medicines such as sleep aids or muscle relaxants. Use Tramadol with caution. Before start taking any new medicine even, prescribed without RX or based on herbal components, check it with your doctor.
Store your medicines at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
Do not store them in the bathroom.
Keep all drugs away from reach of children and pets
|Common Brand||Generic Ultram (Tramadol)|