Tramadol is an opioid medication prescribed in starting odses of 25 mg to help manage pain and withdrawal symptoms. More on Tramadol dosage, cost, and prescriptions here.
Tramadol works by interacting with opiate receptors in the central nervous system to change how the brain and body perceive pain. More here on how fast and how long tramadol works, as well as what makes tramadol work better.
The effects of immediate release tramadol last for 4-6 hours, while extended or controlled release tramadol lasts for 24 hours. Learn more about tramadol dosing, dangers, and more here.
Effects of mixing Tramadol and alcohol include drowsiness and relaxation. But mixing Tramadol and alcohol can calso cause shallow breathing and slowed heart rate. Or you can die from Tramadol overdose. More here on harms and warnings for mixing Tramadol with alcohol.
It depends – while it’s difficult to overdose on tramadol, too much tramadol can cause serious health problems at relatively low doses. More information on the tramadol prescription strengths, maximum daily dosage, and fatal dose amounts here.
Tramadol doesn’t stay in your system very long – a day or two for most users. However, some techniques, particularly hair testing, can reveal past Tramadol use. More on Tramadol detection here.
Dangers of Tramadol include serious side effects, drug interactions, overdose or addiction (especially when not taken as prescribed). Plus, you can die or experience serious side effects of Tramadol if you are diagnosed with certain medical conditions, which we explore in more detail here.
Yes. Long term use of Tramadol can cause seizures in a general population. And some drugs that reduce the metabolic clearance of Tramadol can trigger a seizure. But some people seem to be more at risk of seizures when on Tramadol. Learn more here.
No, Tramadol does not contain acetaminophen. However, ULTRACET combines both tramadol and acetaminophen. More on acetaminophen and tramadol formulations as well as acetaminophen dangers here.
Tramadol action time varies by dose and route of administration. If you are in pain, we offer an explanation of when you can expect Tramadol to work here.