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Tramadol is a narcotic

Is tramadol a risky pain medication?

Tramadol is a narcotic opioid painkiller. It uses for treating moderate to severe pain in adults over 18 years. It is an artificial opioid pain killer; the other brand name is Ultram, Conzip, Rybix ODT, or Ultram ER.
 
Pharmacological Class: Opioid, Analgesic.
 
It works by dealing with opioid receptors in the brain and stops the pain messages coming from the brain.
 
People often prescribe Tramadol when they need surgery. Also uses in conditions like fibromyalgia, arthritis, or cancer pain. Fibromyalgia is a painful disease like arthritis. It is a long term medical condition that causes pain all over the body, and the mind becomes more sensitive to pain. Infection increases the possibility of getting fibromyalgia.
 
Tramadol is a “habit-forming” drug. It makes a person mentally dependent on it.
 
It termed as “illegal” to buy Tramadol without prescription. So, it would be best if you had a valid prescription first.

Uses of Tramadol

 
Tramadol is an analgesic that uses in treating severe pain conditions in adults.
 
Ingredients present in Tramadol
 
The active ingredients of Tramadol are hydrochloride, which makes the tablet work.
 
The other ingredients of Tramadol are:
 
1. Starch
 
2. Microcrystalline cellulose (E460)
 
3. Magnesium stearate
 

How Tramadol works

 
Tramadol comes from the class of narcotic analgesics. It works by changing the way of the brain’s response to the pain. It increases the level of neurotransmitters, norepinephrine, and serotonin. It works on the mind or stops the pain signals coming from it, and gives the euphoric feeling.
 

Dosage of Tramadol

 
The doses of Tramadol depend upon the condition of the patient and how he/she respond to the drug.
 
Generally, the doses of Tramadol is prescribed in low doses to avoid its side effects.
 
The daily dosage of Tramadol: 25 mg in the starting of medication with an increment of 25 mg every three.
 
The most massive dosage is 100 mg (25 mg, four times a day).
 
Your doctor will increase by separate doses of Tramadol 50 mg every three days to reach a most dose of tramadol 200mg a day.
 
The usual dosage for an adult should not go above 400 mg a day.
 

Side effects of Tramadol

 
The most common side effects of tramadol come at the starting of the medication but vanish in time. They are dizziness, nausea, constipation, and headache.
 
The other unusual symptoms of Tramadol are:
 
Seizures
 
Trouble in breathing
 
Agitation, muscle stiffness, fever, nausea, lack of coordination, or loss of consciousness
 
Pain in chest
 
Increased or Stopped heartbeat
 
Extreme drowsiness
 
Faintness
 
Swelling on face, tongue, throat, or extremities
 
Hallucinations
 
Severe rashes
 
Suicidal thoughts
 
Sleepiness
 
Vomiting
 
Itching
 
Sweating
 
Indigestion
 
Dry mouth
 
Diarrhea
 
Tremor
 
Loss of appetite
 
If these side effects of tramadol remain more than three days, call emergency medical help on 911.
 
The older adults above 65 are on more risk of these side effects. So they need to take its lower dosage for safe treatment.
 
Tramadol and Alcohol
 
The use of alcohol during treatment can increase the risk of dangerous side effects.
 
Some people mix Tramadol with Alcohol to get the euphoric feeling. It can be fatal for their health.
 
Do not drink alcohol or use other street or illegal medicines during the medication.
 
Tramadol Overdose Risks
 
An overdose or improper use of Tramadol can give you withdrawals, such as:
 
· Respiratory depression
 
· Cold and clammy skin
 
· Slowed heartbeat
 
· Loss of consciousness
 
· Shallow breathing
 
· Narrowed pupils
 
· Extreme weakness
 
· Dizziness
 
Special Instructions
 
· Never crush, bite, snort, or chew the medication of Tramadol.
 
· avoid mix it with alcohol or other drugs that might give interactions.
 
· If you missed the dose, do not double the dose to make up the missed one.
 
· Do not take the medication of tramadol which pregnancy or breast-feeding.
 
· Take an exact dosage as prescribed.
 
· Do not stop the medicine without asking the doctor. Consult your doctor first. He will decrease your doses.
 
· Always buy tramadol online with a valid prescription.
 
· does not flush the remaining drug in the toilet.
 
· Always stay in touch while you are on the medication of Tramadol is a narcotic.