Tramadol is a centrally-acting analgesic that is used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is also known as Ultram and it is effective at relieving acute pain which tends to happen suddenly. It is also used to treat chronic or long-term pain which usually lasts longer than 3 months. Chronic pain is associated with conditions like arthritis, back pain and nerve pain. Tramadol can also be combined with paracetamol to improve its efficacy in relieving pain.
Fundamental Benefits of this Medication
Tramadol tablets are often used in cases where regular pain killers do not offer adequate pain relief.
It can be used to treat sudden pain such as broken bones, burns, cuts or to relieve pain associated with a surgical procedure.
It also effectively relieves ongoing pain associated with long-term conditions like fibromyalgia, neuropathy and arthritis.
Overview of the Side Effects
Side effects are usually not serious and tend to pass quickly. However, if tramadol 50 mg tablets are taken incorrectly or the dosage is exceeded, the following adverse reactions may occur:
These side effects occur in about 10% of users or less, and they are generally easy to manage. They will subside as the medication is eliminated from the body.
What is the Usual Dosage and can it vary?
The recommended dosage for tramadol UK medication for the relief of acute pain should be 1 - 2 tablets, three times a day. If you take it for chronic pain, take 1 - 2 tablets at first, then 1 - 2 tablets every four to six hours, according to the severity of pain. If you miss a dose you may take it as soon as you remember, however, you are advised not to double dose. When you decide to stop usage, you must gradually stop your dosage so that your body can get used to not taking the medication.
How does this Medication Affect the Body?
Tramadol 50 mg tablets work by imitating the effect of naturally occurring chemicals in the brain that help relieve pain. It has a similar effect to the substances in the brain known as endorphins. Endorphins hold fast to receptors in the brain. The receptors then supress the pain signals that your body transmits to your brain. Tramadol works in the same way as it decreases the amount of pain you feel if you experience any type of painful sensation.
Are there Cases when Avoidance or Caution should be practiced?
If you have any of the following conditions, you should avoid taking tramadol 50 mg tablets or talk to a medical practitioner before using it:
Kidney or liver disease
Sleep apnoea or asthma
Problems with your gallbladder or pancreas
Biliary colic which is a condition that can cause acute stomach cramps
Stomach ulcers or intestinal problems
Use this medication with caution if you are taking any of the following:
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors such as phenelzine and moclobemide (currently or within the last two weeks)
Tranquilising medications or sleeping tablets such as diazepam
Medication for ADHD, colds and flu, fungal infections, cancer, HIV, migraines, heart disease, blood pressure and irregular heartbeat
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