Generic name – Tramadol
Brand name – Ultram, ConZip, Ultram ER
IUPAC name – (±)cis-2-[(dimethylamino)
Tramadol is classified as scheduled IV drug, man-made, narcotic pain reliever. This medicine is of less potential and less addictive and abusive. It only contains one-tenth of morphine because of this it helps in changing of mood and feeling pleasant. Tramadol is synthetic opioid used for the treatment of pain of moderate to severe level. It is used to treat pain caused by accidents or fracture etc.
️ How Tramadol work
The class of drug tramadol belongs to is known as opioid agonists. The drug of this group work in a very different and better way on pain. It blocks the sensation of pain in the brain. Tramadol is synthetic form of endorphins which is present in our brain for treating pain of our body. This endorphins when less in quantity then taking tramadol provide endorphins to our brain which binds with the receptors and decrease the messages of pain which is sending by our body to our brain. And presence of morphine in this drugs makes you feel relax, this quality is different from many other medicines.
Side effects normally depends on strength, age, chemical interaction. Children below 18 years are not allowed to intake tramadol without doctors advise.
Strength – 100 mg
3. Dry mouth
7. Feeling tired
8. Weight loss
Strength – 100 mg
1. Immediate – release tablet
Maximum dosage – 400 mg per day
Maintenance dosage – 100mg every 6 hours per day
Typical daily dosage – starting with 100 mg and increased by 50 mg in 4 days as tolerated to reach 200 mg per day for beginners.
2. Extended – release tablet
starting dosage – 100 mg a day
maximum dosage – 300 mg per day
️ Dosage increment – increase 50 mg in your dosage in 6 days as tolerated
Tramadol is a narcotic drug so it is addictive and abusive in nature. Be careful in using tramadol without doctor’s prescription. Consult with the doctor incase of serious side effects.