Information about Tramadol
Tramadol is a strong painkiller medicine. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain, for example after an operation or severe injury. Your doctor may prescribe it if you have had pain for a long time and weak painkillers don’t work.
Tramadol is used in the prevention and treatment of these diseases –
- Muscle cramps
- Joint pain
- Body pain
- Kidney stone pain
Dosages vary from person to person. Your doctor will decide the right dosage for you, depending on how bad your pain is.
It comes in the form of tablets, capsules, and injections. It can also be given by injection, but the injection is usually only used in a hospital.
Normal dosage– 50mg tablet twice a day or as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tramadol can be taken before or after a meal.
Adults and people over the age of 12 can take tramadol.
Tramadol Side effects
If your symptoms do not improve after taking it. Or if your condition worsens, consult your doctor immediately.
Common side effects are as follows-
- Vomiting or nausea
- Sleepiness, tiredness, or dizziness
- Dry mouth
- Low energy
Apart from the above-mentioned side effects, there may be other side effects as well. If you notice any unusual symptoms while using the medicine, contact the doctor immediately.
Tramadol for pregnancy and breastfeeding
It is important to treat pain during pregnancy. Tramadol may be the best option for some pregnant women with severe pain.
Tramadol passes into breast milk in very small amounts, so it is unlikely to cause side effects in your baby. You can consume it on the advice of your doctor.
Use its dosage as per the instructions given by the doctor.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Children under the age of 12 should not use tramadol.
Read the label carefully before use
Keep away from sunlight, in a cool and dry place.
Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
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