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General Information on Tramadol

Generic Name : Tramadol

Pronunciation : tra' ma dole

Latest prescription information about Tramadol. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Analgesics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Tramadol

India : 


International : 

Rybix ODT, Ryzolt, Ultram, Ultram ER
India- Acema Inj, Adamon Cap, Adamon Inj, Adamon Suscap, Admadol Cap, Admadol Inj Amp, Amtadol Inj, Anatram Inj, Anatram Tab, Arodol Inj, Arrestadol Inj, Atdol Inj, Avdol Inj, Axedol Vial, Bestodol Inj, Bestodol Tab, Bludol Inj Amp, Bolodol Inj, Bramadol Inj, Cadol Amp, Cemadol Cr-Cap, Cemadol Inj, Cg-Mac Cap, Contramal Cap, Contramal Dispertab, Contramal Inj, Contramal Sr-Tab, Cormadol Inj, Cradol Inj, Damadol Inj, Damol Inj, Damol Sr-Tab, Decotram Cap, Decotram Inj, Didol Amp, Dol Inj, Doleira Inj, Dolex Inj, Dolodol Amp, Dolomed-T Vial, Dolotram Cap, Dolotram Inj, Dolriz Amp, Dols Amp, Dolstar Inj, Doltel Inj, Domadol Cap, Domadol Vial, E-Dol Amp, Eltram Amp, Formador Amp, Fs Amp, Gemodol Amp, Haledol Inj, Idol Inj, Ivydol Sr-Tab, Kamadol Amp, Kevtram Tab, Lagesic Inj, Leedol Amp, Madol Inj, Madol-Sr Tab, Medol Inj, Medol Sr-Tab, Medol Tab, Meridol Amp, Midol Amp, Neutram Cap, Neutram Inj, Nictram Amp, Nictram-Dt Dispertab, Nobligan Inj, Nobligan Sr-Tab, Nobligan Tab, Novadol Inj, Opiate Inj, Opiate-P Tab, Opi-Ot Inj Amp, Orchidol Amp, Orchidol Tab, Oshdol Tab, Ospidol Inj, Ospidol Tab, Painadol Inj, Painadol Sr-Tab, Painex Inj, Paxmax Film-Coated Tab, Paxmax Inj, Pentazen Inj Amp, Postadol Inj, Radol Inj, Ramadol Inj, Ramadol-Sr Tab, Ramax Cap, Ramax Inj, Ramcet Inj Amp, Relidol Amp, Relidol Cap, Rimol Amp, Sayodol Amp, Sayodol-Dt Tab, Sedate Inj, Servodol Inj, Siatram Inj, Sigmadol Inj, Simol Amp, Soztram Tab, Stemadol Inj, Strom-Sr Tab, Supridol Cap, Supridol Inj, Tacil Inj Inj, Takol-Cr Tab, Tamody Inj, Tandam Tab, Taxidol Tab, Tol Amp, Traceta Inj Inj, Tradol Cap, Tradol Inj, Traiz Inj, Trak Amp, Trama Dispertab, Tramabit Amp, Tramabit Cap, Tramacip Cap, Tramacip Inj, Tramadex Amp, Tramadex Cap, Tramaflam Inj, Tramaflam Tab, Tramagesic Inj, Tramalex Amp, Tramalex Cap, Tramasol Cap, Tramatas Cap, Tramatas Inj, Tramataur Cap, Tramataur Inj, Tramataur Tab, Tramazac Amp, Tramazac Cap, Tramazac Od Tab, Tramazac Od-Tab, Tramazac Tab, Tramazac-Tc Sr-Tab, Tramazol Inj, Trambax Tab, Tramdop Inj, Tramed Amp, Tramed Sr-Tab, Tramest Inj, Tramex Inj, Tramex Tab, Tramoflex Amp, Tramol Amp, Tramot Cap, Tramot Inj, Tranat Inj, Trandol Inj, Transic Amp, Transic Cap, Trany Inj, Tranzat Amp, Trapain Amp, Trasic Cap, Trasic Inj, Trasic Sr-Tab, Trazac Tab, Trd-Contin Cr-Tab, Trd-Md Dispertab, Treat Amp, Treat Tab, Trectadol Amp, Tremtec Inj, Trest Amp, Trim Tab, Trofel Amp, Trofel Tab, Troma Cap, Troma Inj, Trum Inj, Trump Inj, Trump Tab, Trydol-100 Amp, Tryme Amp, Typhon Amp, Ultracon Amp, Ultram Inj, Unidol Amp, Unidol Cap, Unidol-Dp Dispertab, Unidol-Sr Tab, Urgendol Cap, Urgendol Inj, Urgendol Melt-Tab, Urgendol Sr-Tab, Urgendol Xl-Tab, Vardol Amp, Verdol Vial, Victadol Tab, Vintram Cap, Xidol Inj, Zotadol Amp, Zytram Amp

Why is Tramadol Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an opioid analgesic, prescribed for moderate to severe pain in adults.  It works by changing the way the body senses pain.

When should Tramadol not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with suicidal thoughts, acute alcoholism, head injuries, raised intracranial pressure, severe kidney impairment, hypersensitivity and during breastfeeding.

What is the dosage of Tramadol?

PO- The recommended dose is 50-100 mg (immediate release tablets) every 4-6 hours as needed for pain. The maximum dose is 400 mg/day.
IV/IM- Moderate to severe pain- The recommended dose is 50-100 mg 4-6 hourly.

How should Tramadol be taken?

It comes as a tablet, capsule to take by mouth with or without food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or large muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Tramadol?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of epilepsy, brain or spine infection, head injury, brain tumor, stroke, obstructive bowel disease, muscle weakness, respiratory depression, prostate enlargement, liver or kidney disease, elderly, children and during pregnancy.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Patients may develop with an increased risk of epilepsy while taking this medication; if it so consult with your doctor.

What are the side effects of Tramadol?

  Most Common: Dizziness/vertigo, nausea, constipation, headache, drowsiness, vomiting, itching, CNS stimulation, weakness, sweating, indigestion, dry mouth and diarrhea.
  Body as a Whole: Uneasiness.
  Heart: Dilatation of blood vessels.
  Central Nervous System: Anxiety, confusion, coordination disturbance, elevated mood, nervousness and sleep disorder.
  Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, loss of appetite and flatulence.
  Musculoskeletal: Increased muscle tone.
  Skin: Rash.
  Eye: Visual disturbances.
  Genitourinary: Menopausal symptoms, urinary frequency and urinary retention.

What are the other precautions for Tramadol?

Avoid alcohol consumption.
Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Tramadol?

Store it at room temperature (25°C).


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chrys, United States

Trying to figure out why Tramazac-TC 100mg controlled release give me a headache and more nausea than taking the immediate release 50mg Tramadol - frustrated. CH

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