Chemical formula – C6H22NO2
Drug class - synthetic opioid analgesic
Trade name - Ultram
- 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.
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This drug is centrally acting analgesic relieves pain by opioid as well as additional mechanisms.Its affinity for μ opioid receptor is low, while that for Δ and k receptor is very low.Its analgesic action is partially reversed by the opioid antagonist naloxone.