Tramadol is taken for relieving moderate to severe pain which even includes pain experienced after a surgery.

Tramadol belongs to a class of medicines which is referred to as the opioid analgesics. It works on the central nervous system for relieving the pain experienced.

This medicine is available in the form of tablets, suspension and capsules.

How to take tramadol?

Make sure to read the instructions printed on the leaflet offered by the manufacturer.

Here are few precautionary measures that you can take:

Take the exact dosage prescribed by your doctor.

You may be required to take dosage once in every 4-6 hours if you have been prescribed to take quick-acting capsules or tablets by your doctor. If you are not sure about the dosage, you can contact your pharmacist for further advice. You should not take more than 400 mg of tramadol in 24 hours.

Do not chew or break the tablets if you are prescribed to take modified-release capsules or tablets. This is because the quick release of the medicine may result in side effects.

Check the information leaflet for advice if you forget to take your dosage. It is advised not to take two doses simultaneously for making up for the missed one. Things to consider before taking tramadol Some medicines may not be appropriate for use under certain conditions.

You need to consult your doctor if you are pregnant or dependent on drugs. You also have to be cautious if you have kidney problems, asthma and epilepsy. Moreover, you need to inform your doctor if you are allergic to certain medications. This will help your doctor prescribe you the right dosage and medicine.

Tramadol Hydrocholoride is the Generic name of branded Pain Relievers Tramal, Ultram, Ultracet, Ryzolt, Rybix, Conzip, Ralivia, Adolonta, and Zytram, among many others.