The opioid medication Tramadol 100mg is used for treating pain such as severe to chronic pain. It is used in adults as well as in children above 12 years of age. It is prescribed for patients who are suffering from severe pain such as cancer pain, pain from the injury, or arthritis. The brand names of Tramadol are Ultram, Conzip, Ultram ER. Tramadol comes in doses of 50 mg (in immediate-release), Tramadol100 mg, 200mg, and 300 mg in (extended-release).
Description of Tramadol 100 mg
Tramadol 100 mg comes in both oral tablets and capsule form.
The capsules of Tramadol are of yellow/green colour while the tablets of Tramadol 100 mg are circular or white.
Some of them are in different shape, but all are in white colour.
- The doses of Tramadol 100 mg is prescribed every 4 to 6 hours in general.
- For extended-release tablets of Tramadol 100 mg is prescribed one time a day, and increased by 100 my in every five days.
- The maximum dosage should not exceed more than 300 mg a day.
Before taking any decision about the dosage, consult your health expert first for safe and secure use.
Side effects of Tramadol 100 mg
Common side effects of Tramadol include:
- lack of energy
- dry mouth
Severe side effects of Tramadol are:
- kidney disease
- upset stomach
- muscle pain
- loss of interest in sex
- peeling of skin
- mood swings
- breathing problems.
Consult your doctor or call 911 to get emergency medical help if you get any of these symptoms during the medication.
- Asthma or breathing problems
- Blockage of stomach or intestines
- Addiction to alcohol, sedatives, tranquillizers, or narcotic drugs
- If you have taken MAO inhibitor in previous days
- Seizures disorders
- If you use certain antidepressants, muscle relaxants, opioids, or other medications.
Keep medicines out of reach of anyone, especially children.
Never share your medicines with anyone.
Always try to consult your doctor before taking any medication.
Do not overdose this drug. It can be life-threatening.