Tramadol 100 mg
It is sold under the brand name of Ultram.
Tramadol 100 mg is a kind of opioid pain
medication which is used to treat moderate to
moderately severe kind of pain. Tramadol acts
as a narcotic pain reliever.
The extended release form of tramadol is
around the clock treatment of pain. The
extended release form of tramadol is not for
use on as needed basis for pain.
Is Tramadol 100 mg stronger than Codeine?
Tramadol and Codeine both are form of opiates
and narcotics and both are prescribed for
moderate kind of pain. They both are habit
forming and mental dependence can occur in
Tramadol is a schedule 1V medication on the
federal list of controlled substance whereas
Codeine has more serious schedule 2
classification because of its high potential for
How to take dosage of Tramadol 100 mg?
The dosage of tramadol can be taken in oral
form and not in injection form. It should be
taken as per the advise of the doctor. For
patients of age 17 to older the dosage is 50 to
100 mg orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed for
pain. The dosage should be individualized for
patients not requiring rapid analgesia,
tolerability may be increased by a slow dose
titration. People below the age of 18 yrs should
not intake Tramadol as it is injurious to health
and can lead to certain side effects too. You
should carefully read the medication guide
provided along with medication of tramadol.
How long does tramadol 100 mg stays in your
Tramadol 100 mg is detectable in urine for 1-4
days after last use, in hair for 4 to 6 months, in
saliva for upto 48 hours and in blood for about
12 to 24 hours. When used as directed
tramadol can be a safe and effective
medication for people suffering from moderate
levels of pain.
What are withdrawal symptoms of tramadol
In general tramadol 100 mg withdrawal
symptoms will last for only 5 to 7 days if a
proper tapering method is being used. Any
symptoms that last longer than a week are
considered post acute withdrawal symptoms.
Below are certain withdrawal symptoms which
should be immediately checked upon:-
Racing heart rate
Loss of appetite
The magnitude of physical dependence to
tramadol 100 mg withdrawal may be very
much similar to symptoms of flu. Every
patient shall experience withdrawal
differently and certain factors may
influence how long will it last and the
potential severity of the symptoms. It
should be immediately contacted by the
Side effects of tramadol 100 mg
If the medication of tramadol is not taken in
proper way then there is high chances of
developing side effects. Below is the list of
certain side effects of tramadol :-
To minimize the effects of tramadol 100 mg do
consult the doctor do consult the doctor