What are the uses of Tramadol tablet?
Tramadol is used to block signals which are sent to your brain by nerves. Mostly it is used to treat long term pain. Tramadol should be only taken as prescribed; although you can order it online, you have to be careful about the doctor’s guidelines. First read the proper uses of tramadol tablet before you can use it. Tramadol can be used with other medicines also in several conditions.
Tramadol is one of the most widely used painkillers. Precisely, it is a centrally acting opioid analgesic that helps in relieving mild to moderate pain.
Tramadol is commonly prescribed to those patients who had gone some surgery, any medical procedure, or due to any injury, trauma, or due to pain in the body that the patient can not bear easily.
You can consume Tramadol with or without food but don’t share this drug with anyone. If more medication is consumed for a longer time than prescribed, Tramadol can lead to habit-forming, people get addicted to it. Only take this medication as your doctor told you. You get relief if you take as soon as you observe the pain; otherwise, it will take more time to get worst. If your medication is not working properly then, don’t consume more than your dose it can lead to overdose.
Read warnings about Tramadol carefully before consuming it.
Don’t stop consuming Tramadol suddenly without consulting your doctor as it can cause serious withdrawal symptoms like-uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body; difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep; runny nose, sneezing, diarrhea; or rarely, hallucinations, hair standing on end; chills; nausea; panic; sweating,or cough; pain.
The pain-killer tablet has one-tenth potency of morphine. It is practically equally potent when compared with pethidine and codeine. For moderate pain, tramadol’s effectiveness is similar to that of morphine, while for severe pains, it’s less effective. Painkilling effects last for 6 hours approximately.
If you are having blister pack don’t take out the tablet until you have to consume it. Don’t chew or break the pill, as soon as you keep it in your mouth it will melt quickly. Take it with water and swallow it.
Other Uses of Tramadol Tablet
Apart from using as an analgesic Tramadol is also used in
- Continuous Backache
- Patients with Slip disc problems
- Treatment of Painful Sensory Neuropathies(i.e. Diabetic Neuropathy)
- Chronic pain(including cancer pain)
NOTE : Tramadol is not effective in severe pain
You have to take Tramadol according to your response of treatment and health condition. The doctor may consult you to take lower dose at the starting and then gradually increase it. Always follow your doctor’s guidelines.
Keep Your medication in safe place especially away from children. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for more information according to your medical condition.