Tramadol 50mg is an opioid painkiller which treats acute to chronic pain in adults. There are many forms and variations of this medicine are available such as generic Tramadol, extended-release and immediate-release tablets and comes in strengths of Tramadol 50 mg in immediate-release and 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg in an extended-release form.
Description for Tramadol 50 mg
Tramadol 50mg immediate-release capsule is used in moderate to severe pain in adults and children over 12 years of age. It is an oral prescription drug; without prescription, it is illegal to use.
It’s every hard capsule contains 50 mg Tramadol hydrochloride and approximately 0.17 mg of sodium.
It can be identified by its yellow/green hardcover which is filled off-white powder and imprinted with ‘T’ on green cap and ’02’ on the yellow body with black ink.
- Tramadol 50 mg is the lowest dose in all, and generally, it is selected for analgesia.
- The doses of Tramadol should be adjusted according to the pain, and the patients sense towards medicine.
Tramadol 50 mg is not recommended in-
- In moderate intoxication with alcohol, hypnotics, analgesics, opioid, or psychotropic medicinal products.
- Do not take the medication of Tramadol 50 mg if you have received an MAO inhibitor in the previous 14 days.
- Not recommended for those who have epilepsy.
- It is only recommended for patients who have severe pain or moderately severe pain due to some conditions like head injury, shock, arthritis, accidental pain, and cancer pain, etc.
- The patients who are suicidal, prone to addiction, and sensitive to this drug, they should use Tramadol 50 mg with cautions.
- Care is must to be taken during the medication while treating the patients of respiratory depression, and CNS depressant.
- Do not exceed the amount of dosage without experts advice, 400 mg is the maximum dosage limit in a day; in overdose, convulsions have been reported.
- Patients suffering from impaired hepatic and renal function must take the medication with caution.
Side effects of Tramadol
headache, lethargy, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, fatigue, sweating
changes in appetite, dermal reactions, blurred vision, tremor, respiratory depression, abnormal coordination, seizures, muscle pain and contractions, syncope, epileptiform convulsions, or paraesthesia.
These are some of the side effects of Tramadol, which can come during the medication. You should stay in touch with your doctor and tell him if you get any of these. Call 911 for emergency medical help.