Complete oveview of Tramadol 100 mg
Tramadol 100 mg is a pain reliever medication. It is used for the treatment of , moderate to severe chronic pain that requires continuous, around-the-clock treatment. It is a prescription medication.
Tramadol 100 mg can be taken with food or empty stomach.Do not miss the dose of tramadol while you are prescribed as this may become less effective.
Some common side effects of this medicine include
If your body does not get immune to this medication and gives you constant side effects, consult your doctor immediately as this can be dangerous. Make sure you discuss your past medical condition with your doctor before taking this medication.
Benefits of Tramadol 100 mg
In Moderate to severe pain
Tramadol 100 mg helps to relieve severe to moderate pain in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking message in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like arthritis and osteoarthritis. Taking this medication will help you to get back to your normal life and daily activities
With ease and quick.
Interactions of Tramadol 100 mg with other drugs:
Some drugs reduce the effect of Tramadol by increasing its inactivation in the body like Tegretol, Tegretol XR, Equetro, Carbatrol
(Carbamazepine).Quinaglute, Quinidex reduces the inactivation of tramadol and increases the concentration of tramadol by 50% to 60%.
The combination of Tramadol with monoamine oxidase inhibitors or Parnate may result in severe side effects such as a condition called serotonin syndrome or seizures.
Tramadol may increase respiratory depression and central nervous system when it is combined with sed
Is Tramadol is safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women:
There is no safety of Tramadol for pregnant women because researchers have not established the safety of Tramadol for pregnant women.
Tramadol 100 mg should not be taken by those mothers who are breastfeeding because the newborn may develop side effects and will increase difficulty in breathing and develop symptoms of withdrawal.
Where can I store Tramadol?
Tramadol should be stored in the room temperature in a sealed container.
What are the other brands' names for Tramadol?
The current Brand names of Tramadol are Ultram, Ultram ER, and Conzip, it is available in the US.
Is Tramadol available in generic form?
Yes, Tramadol is available in a generic form
Is Tramadol approved by the FDA?
Yes, Tramadol was approved by the FDA in march 1995.
Tramadol 100 mg
Chemical formula –C6H22NO2
Drug class - synthetic opioid analgesic
Trade name -Ultram
Tramadol used for :
It is an analgesic used to treat mild to moderate pain.
Also indicated in chronic pain.
Mostly used in injected form.
Injected IV 100mg tramadol is equal to 10 mg IM morphine.
Quick action if given intravenous.
Tramadol causes less respiratory depression, sedation, constipation, urinary retention than morphine.
- Urinary retention
- Kidney and liver problems
The drug is metabolized in liver and half-life is 5 hours , duration of action is 6 hours . Excretion is through urine and Bioavailability is 75% by mouth and 100% IM
50-100 mg oral, intramuscular or slow intravenous infusion.
Children- 1-2 mg per kg 4-6 hourly.