TRAMADOL: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
INFORMATION ABOUT TRAMADOL
TRAMADOL is a painkiller which belongs to the class of opioids. TRAMADOL is used to treat moderate to severe pain.
It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR TRAMADOL
• Do not self-administer. TRAMADOL is usually given by a doctor or nurse.
• If you notice any skin rash, itching, difficulty in breathing or wheezing, swollen lips, face or eyelids, consult a doctor as it might be due to an allergic reaction to TRAMADOL.
• You are not recommended to stop taking TRAMADOL without consulting doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms such as nervousness, shaking, stomach upset, anxiety or restlessness.
• If you have history of fits, please inform your doctor before taking TRAMADOL as TRAMADOL might increase the risk of fits.
• If you have kidney or liver problems, inform your doctor before taking TRAMADOL.
• Drive only if you are alert as TRAMADOL may cause blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How does TRAMADOL work? A. TRAMADOL is an opioid analgesic (pain killer). TRAMADOL reduces pain by acting on the specific nerve cells of brain and spinal cord.
Q. Is TRAMADOL given intravenously? A. TRAMADOL may be given either intravenously (into a vein) or intramuscularly (into muscle) by a doctor or nurse.
Q. Is TRAMADOL safe for children? A. TRAMADOL is not advised for children below 12 years of age and in children suffering with breathing problems as it may worsen the TRAMADOL toxicity symptoms. However, you are recommended to consult a doctor before taking TRAMADOL.
Q. Is TRAMADOL an addictive drug? A. Yes, TRAMADOL might lead to addiction. Therefore, TRAMADOL is supposed to be given only for short time under strict medical supervision to patients who are susceptible to drug abuse.
Q. Does TRAMADOL cause drowsiness? A. Yes, TRAMADOL may cause drowsiness. Therefore, you are not recommended to drive or do any activities that require your attention.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking TRAMADOL? A. No, you are advised to avoid drinking alcohol while taking TRAMADOL as it may increase the risk of adverse effects such as blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty in breathing.
Q. Can I take TRAMADOL with amitriptyline? A. No, you are advised to avoid taking TRAMADOL with amitriptyline as it may increase the risk of having fits. However, before taking TRAMADOL with other medicines, you are recommended to consult your doctor.