Tramadol is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug that is available over-the-counter in many countries. It works by altering how the body senses pain. This drug is used to treat moderate to severe pain, and is usually prescribed to people who need pain relief for extended time periods.
Like any other analgesic or pain control medication, Tramadol may cause some side effects such as sweating, vomiting, weakness, headache, and nausea.
Serious side effects such as the presence of rashes, difficulty swallowing or breathing, and hallucinations should be given special medical attention. Call the nearest emergency room or immediately contact doctor if any of these symptoms are experienced.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to Tramadol or other opiate pain or cough medications.
Contents of prescription, herbal, and nonprescription medicines like vitamins and other nutritional supplements may have effects when combined with tramadol. Inform your doctor or pharmacist about the medications or supplements you are taking before trying tramadol.
Researchers have not determined if this substance will have an effect on an unborn baby or will pass onto breast milk. Mothers are advised not to take Soma without asking the opinion of a specialist.
Driving and other hazardous activities should be avoided because tramadol may impair one’s mental and physical reactions. Tramadol may cause dizziness and drowsiness. Alcohol should be avoided because it may possibly worsen the side effects.
Tramadol should not be used in children below 16 years old. Its safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
Why use Tramadol
Tramadol hydrochloride tablets help relieve different types of pain. Tramadol is the Generic form of Ultram. ULTRAM ® (tramadol hydrochloride tablets) is a prescription medication indicated for the management of moderate to moderately severe pain. ULTRAM received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in March, 1995.
Tramadol has been prescribed to more than 55 million patients worldwide and ULTRAM has been prescribed to more than 21 million patients in the United States alone.