Tramadol is an opioid analgesic. Opioid analgesics act on the brain and affect the part which transmits pain signals to the body and helps relieve pain. Therefore, this medicine is used for treating moderate to severe pain.
Tramadol is recommended in managing severe acute (sudden) and chronic (long-term) pain.
Patients using Tramadol may at times experience sedation, sweating, nausea, dizziness, and dry mouth. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, please consult your doctor.
Pregnant females should consult their doctors before using this medicine.
Research suggests that women who are breastfeeding should avoid taking Tramadol. It's better for lactating females to consult their doctors before using this medicine.
Not recommended for use if you are allergic to tramadol or any other opioid analgesics.
(morphine, codeine etc.) or any other ingredient present in Tramadol.
This medicine should not be abruptly stopped as it can cause severe withdrawal symptoms.
Not recommended for use in children under age 12 years or after removal of tonsils or adenoids
in people under 18.
Inform doctor of all pre-existing disease conditions or health issues that you may be suffering from like lung/breathing problem, kidney or liver impairment, stomach problems, sleep-related breathing disorder, fits/convulsions, severe headache, or sick cause of head injury etc., before using Tramadol capsule.
If you have the following conditions; Acute Porhyria (metabolic disorder in which red blood cells are affected), Myotonic Dystrophy (disease causing muscle weakness and wasting) please consult your doctor before using Tramadol.
How does this medicine work?
This medicine works by blocking (neurotransmitters) chemical messengers in the brain that inform us that we have pain. It also reduces fever by affecting the neurotransmitters in the area of the brain that manages or regulates body temperature.
Can I take this medicine for a long time?
It is not recommended to take this medicine for more than 3 days unless advised by your doctor otherwise.
What happens if you take this medicine for a long time?
Studies have shown that long term use of medicine is associated with a risk of adverse events such as heart attacks, bleeding inside the digestive system and hinders kidney function.
What are the signs of overdose of this medicine?
Having difficulty breathing and passing out are some signs of an overdose of this medicine.
What to do if you miss a dose of this medicine?
Please take your dosage as per the prescription. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If the time for the next dose is close, take medicine normally. Do not double the dose.
Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.
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