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24 How is tramadol prescribed?

How is tramadol prescribed?

July 19th, 2012

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.

28 How does Tramadol work?

How does Tramadol work?

May 31st, 2012

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.

164 How long does tramadol last?

How long does tramadol last?

May 15th, 2012

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.

102 Mixing Tramadol with alcohol

Mixing Tramadol with alcohol

April 23rd, 2012

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.

320 How much tramadol is too much?

How much tramadol is too much?

March 29th, 2012

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.

290 How long does Tramadol stay in your system?

How long does Tramadol stay in your system?

March 18th, 2012

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.

18 Tramadol dangers

Tramadol dangers

February 3rd, 2012

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.

13 Does Tramadol cause seizures?

Does Tramadol cause seizures?

September 24th, 2011

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.

18 Does Tramadol contain acetaminophen?

Does Tramadol contain acetaminophen?

September 16th, 2011

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.

95 How long does Tramadol take to work?

How long does Tramadol take to work?

July 26th, 2011

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.

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