Generic name – Tramadol
Brand name – Ultram, ConZip, Ultram ER
IUPAC name – (±)cis-2-[(dimethylamino)methyl]-1-(3-methoxyphenyl)cyclohexanol
Tramadol is a oral tablet prescribed by doctors to treat moderate to severe pain in adults. Tramadol is synthetic opioid and SNRI (serotonin/neropinephrine reuptake inhibitor) means it is somehow related to codeine and morphine. Because of is low-risky narcotic effect and great mechanism of action, tramadol is good option for the treatment of pain in adults. As it is controlled medicine, so it is only used after prescribed by doctors. Tramadol contains one-tenth of morphine dur to this morphine it has great impact in the treatment of pain and mood refreshment, a adult is suffering from due to excess pain.
️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
Side effects normally depends on strength, age, chemical interaction. Children below 18 years are not allowed to intake tramadol without doctors advise.
Strength – 150 mg
1. Constipation
2. Dizziness
3. Dry mouth
4. Nausea
5. Fatigue
6. Vomiting
7. Feeling tired
8. Weight loss
9. Insomnia
10. Diarrhea
Serious side effects
As we increase the strength of medicine and decrease the time gap of intake medicines, the drug accumulate in our body for a longer time and this accumulation of this drug in our body increase its effect and side effects both. It become toxic in our body when it stay for a long time in our body and cause serious problems to our body also.
1. Increase the heart rate and blood pressure
2. Increase the body temperature than normal
3. Cause hallucinations
4. Reflex actions become stronger than normal
5. You may loose control on your movements
6. Cause fainting and slow breathing rate leads to coma.
7. Lack of sleep, feel anxious and irritated
8. Cause muscles pain, back pain and joint pain
9. Long-lasting tiredness
10. Weakness of muscles
11. Seizures
12. Addiction of this drug
Strength – 150 mg
1. Immediate – release tablet
     ️ Maximum dosage – 400 mg per day
   ️  Maintenance dosage – 150mg every 6-7 hours per day
     ️Typical daily dosage –  starting with 150 mg and increased by 50 mg in 6 days as tolerated to reach 300 mg per day for beginners.
2. Extended – release tablet
     ️ starting dosage – 150 mg a day
     ️ maximum dosage – 300 mg per day
      ️ Dosage increment – increase 50 mg in your dosage in 6 days as tolerated.