Tramadol is a drug that helps in operating pains from mild to severe. It is both anti – inflammatory and non – steroidal. It is used to relieve pain over an extended period of time.
Precautions to be taken
Tramadol also has some associated side effects like other pain killers. These side effects can very from nausea to vomiting, diarrhoea and many more. Special attention is required for some kind of side effects which includes breathing difficulties, difficulty in swallowing, rashes and hallucination. It is mandatory to seek the attention of the medical practitioner immediately once such severe symptoms show up.
Since it is quite normal for one to be allergic to Tramadol, it is required to mention the doctor or the pharmacist about the allergic conditions upon consuming Tramadol before buying it.
Also when Tramadol is consumed along with some herbal or multi vitamin tablets, it has side effects as well. Hence before getting the prescription it id advisable to inform the doctor about the herbal medicines and the supplements that are being consumed.
Though it is not proved to have an effect on the unborn baby via the mother’s supplements or to the new born baby via the best milk, it is advisable for the mothers to not take tramadol without the proper consultation of the doctors.
Some hazardous activities that involves mental stress such as driving should be avoided in case where the physical and mental condition is greatly affected by the Tramadol. It may also cause dizziness during driving. It may also cause drowsiness. The side effects are further worsened by the consumption of alcohol.
Children below the age of 16 years are not advised to consume Tramadol. It is because it does not ensure the safety of the children.
Why should one use Tramadol?
These are hydrochloric tablets that helps in relieving the pain. It is considered as the generic form of Ultram. This is the standard prescription for relieving moderate to severe pains. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ultram on March 1995. More than 55 million patients around the world were using Tramadol and around 21 million patients were using ULTRAM in U.S. alone.