Tramadol for muscular pain
Ultram 200mg / Ultram 100mg / Tramadol50mg is a pain reliever that is taken orally and is used to treat chronic moderate to severe pain. Tramadol is an analgesic that is a narcotic (opioid). By acting on the brain, it alters how your body feels and responds to pain.
Tramadol 100mg is marketed under the brand names Ultram, Ultram ER, Ryzolt, and ConZip.
Tramadol is an orally administered narcotic-like pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain in adults.
This medication’s extended-release tablet formulation is used to treat moderate to severe chronic pain when treatment is required around the clock.
DOSAGES OF TRAMADOL SHOULD BE GIVEN AS FOLLOWS
This medication is only available on prescription and must be prescribed by a doctor. The majority of opioid medications have a high risk of addiction. The risk of Tramadol addiction, on the other hand, is low.
The Dosage of tramadol depends upon various factors like Age, The level of severity, and a person’s medical history.
To reduce the possibility of side effects, your doctor may advise you to begin this medication at a low dose and gradually increase it. Pay close attention to your doctor’s instructions. The maximum recommended daily dose is 100 milligrams. The maximum recommended dose for people over the age of 75 is 300 milligrams per day. Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently, or take it for a longer period of time than prescribed. When instructed, discontinue the medication.
Take this medication by mouth as prescribed by your doctor, usually every 4 to 6 hours for pain relief. You can take this medication with or without food. If you have nausea, taking this medication with food may help. Inquire with your doctor or pharmacist about other ways to reduce nausea (such as lying down for 1 to 2 hours with as little head movement as possible).
Chronic: 25 mg orally every morning at first, then 25-50 mg/day every 3 days, up to 50-100 mg orally every 4-6 hours as needed; no more than 400 mg/day.
Acute: 50-100 mg oral dose every 4-6 hours as needed; maximum daily dose is 400 mg.
Dose for Extended-Release
To begin, take 100 mg orally once daily; gradually increase by 100 mg every 5 days; do not exceed 300 mg/day. To convert from immediate to extended-release, round the total daily dose down to the nearest 100 mg. Not to be chewed, crushed, split, or dissolved.
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH USING TRAMADOL (ULTRAM)?
The side effects of Tramadol may differ from person to person. Even children may experience different side effects than that from adults. Side effects associated with the use of Tramadol, include the following:
- mood swings
- muscle spasms or stiffness