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Uses of tramadol.

Tramadol is opioid analgesic use to treat any pain, i.e., moderate to severe. It provides symptomatic relief without affecting the cause. Its use in the mild discomfort of toothaches, headache, muscle spasm, back pain, and short-lasting pain during the diagnostic procedure, severe injury, surgery, and even pain during cancer. Tramadol will be used in combination with NSAIDs ( non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs) for long-lasting effects, but tramadol doses should be less. The overdose of tramadol is dangerous if you take an accidental overdose; you may feel difficulty in breathing, sick, and very sleepy, but in severe conditions, you may become unconscious and may need emergency treatment in hospital. An opioid blocker is used in harsh conditions like naloxone. It will quickly block and reverse the hazardous effect s of opioids overdose. The person with the following conditions cannot take tramadol like they had an allergic reaction to tramadol, a head injury, an illness that causes seizures, addiction to alcohol, breathing difficulties, and liver-kidney problem. It is also be used in prolonged-lasting pain due to arthritis. The use of tramadol is depended upon the types of tramadol you are prescribed:

  • Immediate-release tablets and capsules- usually 3 or 4 times a day

  • Drops- usually 3 to 4 times a day

  • Extended-release tablets and capsules- usually 1 or 2 times a day.

              

What is tramadol?

Tramadol is a member of drug class narcotic analgesic or opioid medication with chemical name [2-(dimethyl aminomethyl)-1-(3-methoxyphenyl) cyclohexanol] and sold under the brand name Ultram. When taken as an immediate-release oral formulation, pain relief occurs within an hour and useful in moderate to moderately severe pain, both acute and chronic. It has one-tenth potency of morphine and approximately potent as pethidine and codeine. It will often combine with paracetamol to increase the efficacy of relieving pain. Firstly it binds to µ opioid receptor and secondly inhibits the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine. The most common adverse effect include vertigo, dizziness, dry mouth, abdominal pain, nausea, indigestion, constipation, vertigo, drowsiness, vomiting, and headache but compared to other opioid respiratory depression and constipation is considered less of a problem with tramadol. Seizures, serotonin syndrome, drug addiction, and increased risk of suicide are severe side effects. Tramadol will contraindicate in pregnancy and lactation, children, older persons, a person with kidney and liver failure, and labor pain during delivery. Investigational tramadol uses are diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, antidepressant, premature ejaculation, and adjunct to local anesthesia. Available formulation of tramadols are liquids, syrups, elixirs, an effervescent tablet, and powder for mixing with water, syrup, injection, tablets, and capsules with the extended and immediate-release formulation.