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Drug information on Painadol SR (50 mg) (Tramadol) from FDC Limited

Painadol SR (50 mg)

  Tablet  
FDC Limited
Generic : Tramadol
 39.00
50mg
10 Tablets
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Painadol SR (50 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Painadol SR (50 mg)

  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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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 to use Painadol SR (50 mg)?

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.

When is Painadol SR (50 mg) 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.

Warnings and Precautions for Painadol SR (50 mg)

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.

Other Precautions for Painadol SR (50 mg)

Avoid alcohol consumption.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Painadol SR (50 mg)

Store it at room temperature (25°C).



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