Tramadol Capsules is an opioid analgesic medication used to relief moderate to severe pain. Mainly used for long term pain conditions binding the receptors in the brain that are important for transmitting the sensation of pain through the body to the brain over several hours to maintain pain relief.
Tramadol hydrochloride is available in brand and generic form and is marketed under several trade names ( Ultram, Zytram, Ultracet are the common ones but there are many others) and is orally administered.
Is mostly indicated to treat :
– Low back pain
– Herniated discs
– Dental pain
– Renal Colic
– Postoperative pain
– Rheumatoid arthritis pain
– Post traumatic pain
– Chronic pain
Before taking this medication tell your Doctor about your medical history, especially if you are allergic to it or have had any other allergies.
How long will it take for tramadol to work?
The time depends whether is extended release tablets or instant release tablets.
Extended release tablets are formulated to released the drug slowly into the bloodstream and instant or immediate release are formulated to release the active drug faster than the Extended release.
Immediate release formulation starts working after an hour and extended release after 30 minutes and will last for 4-6 hours.
How often can I take tramadol Capsules?
The dosage is based on your medical condition and treatment.
Initial Dose could be 100 mg once a day and increment dose as necessary by 100 mg every one or two days. You can take Tramadol every 4 to 6 hours to relief pain in a maximum dose of 400mg a day.
Also the pills can be taken with or without food, depends on how you respond when you first take this. If you have nausea is better to take this medicine with food.
You must always follow your doctor’s instructions about dosage and treatment time.
Can I take tramadol if I am taking other medicines at the same time?
Other medications can affect tramadol effectiveness such as : antidepressants, reuptake inhibitors, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, certain migraine medications and antibiotics. Also you can not combined tramadol with alcohol because it has dangerous side effects.
Common Tramadol reactions are nausea, headache, somnolence, constipation, slow or stop your breathing, dizziness, headache and vomiting.
You can take Tramadol with or without food but never alcohol.
What if tramadol doesn’t work?
Tramadol does not work the same on every patients. Its effect will also depend on your age, other medications treatments and dosage.
You should take the medication as prescribed for about a week before consider it is not working.
If after a week treatment you feel the medicine is not working you should contact the doctor that subscribe this medication for you. Never take extra doses on your own.
What happens if I miss a tramadol Capsules dose?
It is very important not to miss any doses. Do not take an extra dose to compensate the one you missed. If you missed the dose for only 30 minutes you can take it but if its almost time for the next scheduled skip the missing dose and keep taking the medicine as scheduled and no longer than prescribed or could develop physical and psychological dependence.
What happens if I overdose?
In case you overdose, get medical attention as soon as possible. Overdose symptoms may be slow breathing, muscle weakness, cold and clammy skin, fainting, slow heartbeat, loss of consciousness or seizure. Tramadol overdose could be fatal and you should not take this medication without a prescription.
Store this medication away from light, heat and moisture. Keep tramadol out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Tramadol Precautions and warnings
Before taking Tramadol you should tell your doctor in case of:
Liver or kidney disease
Are pregnant, plan to be pregnant or breast-feeding
Are over 65 years old
Had or have abdominal problems
You had or may have severe allergic reaction to the ingredients
History of substance abuse or alcohol dependence.
Even Tramadol is treat as a safe pain reliever with a low potential dependency risk medicine, you should not take it more than the prescribed time or in large dosage . A long term use or larger doses than prescribed could lead some people to risk for addiction.
Also important, do not drive a car or operate other heavy / industrial dangerous machinery as this medication would affect your senses.
Try not to stop taking this medicine suddenly ,it is better if you gradually reduce the amount you are taking before stopping it completely.
Always follow your Doctor’s instructions and do not use Tramadol as recreational drug as this could increase side effects or drug dependency.
How much does tramadol cost?
Its costs will always depend on the quantity you buy, miligrams needed or where you buy it.
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