Tramadol is a psychotropic opioid pain medication used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Tramadol has a strong analgesic activity, giving a quick and long lasting effect up to 6 hours. Tramadol can be ordered at our pharmacy.

Tramadol was patented in 1962 by the West German pharmaceutical company GRÜNENTHAL GmbH. Today, this drug is one of the most prescribed centrally acting analgesics in the world. Since tramadol has been invented by doctor Kurt Flick, it has been prescribed to more than 70 million patients around the world.

How does Tramadol work?

The main active substance of the drug is tramadol hydrochloride, the composition of the auxiliary components depends on the form of release — solution for injection, pills or capsules. 

Entering the systemic circulation, the active substance tramadol blocks the transmission of pain impulses. At the same time, opioid receptors are stimulated, which reduces the intensity of pain.

The analgesic effect occurs almost immediately with the introduction of the solution and 15–20 minutes after taking pills. In medicine, Tramadol can be prescribed for pain management for patients with advanced cancer. The drug is also used as part of palliative therapy, that is, to alleviate the condition of a terminally ill person.

How to use Tramadol?

Tramadol is available in the form of pills and capsules, extended-release tablets, oral solution, as well as injection and rectal suppositories. The total daily dose of tramadol should not exceed 0.4 grams. You can order tramadol in the form of release that suits you best in our pharmacy.

Tramadol should be taken strictly according to the instructions of your doctor. Exceeding the dosage can lead to severe psychological and physical dependence. Because of this strong effect, tramadol is included in the list of narcotic drugs in some countries of the world.

What contraindications Tramadol has?

The use of tramadol is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or other additional components of the drug. It’s also contraindicated in case of poisoning with alcohol, drugs, narcotic analgesics and other psychoactive substances. With caution, tramadol should be used with a history of opioid dependence, with impaired consciousness of various origins, with brain injuries, bronchial asthma and other conditions accompanied by impaired breathing.

Among the side effects of taking tramadol there are dizziness, nausea, weakness, paradoxical stimulation of the central nervous system and a number of other specific symptoms of the nervous system. Side effects from the digestive, cardiovascular systems and others are also possible. In case of an overdose of tramadol, vomiting, collapse, coma, convulsions and depression of the respiratory center, leading to death, are possible.

Tramadol is a powerful opioid analgesic that relieves pain of millions of people all around the world. At the same time, tramadol in case of an overdose can lead to severe psychological and physical dependence, and therefore its use should be strictly under the supervision of a physician.