Monday, January 31, 2011

Effects of Tramadol

Tramadol hydrochloride (UltramTramal others below) is a centrally acting opioid analgesic, used in treating moderate to severe pain. The drug has a wide range of applications, including treatment for restless leg syndrome and fibromyalgia.

Some of the benefits which customer can get from Tramadol

  • Tramadol is prescribed to treat moderate to moderately severe pain.
  • Tramadol is available in immediate release and extended release forumlations.
  • Tramadol extended release tablets must be taken whole, not split, chewed or crushed.
  • Tramadol can be habit-forming for some people

  • Drug interactions are possible with Tramadol.

  • Tramadol when combined with certain other substances, can increase central nervous system and respiratory depression.

  • The use of Tramadol during pregnancy should be avoided.

  • Tramadol is usually well-tolerated. Any side effects are usually temporary.

  • A cochrane Review of Tramadol to treat osteoarthritis revealed some small benefits 

  • If an overdose of Tramadol has occurred, call you local poison control centre, or call emergency help line.

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