1. What is Tramadol 100mg?
As a brand name pain reliever, the uses of Tramadol 100mg can be listed as follows:
Quickly relieve moderate to severe pain, especially trauma or surgery pain. Moderate to severe pain relief for chronic pain. Tramadol 100mg acts as a pain reliever available in our body, called Endorphin (specifically in the brain and spinal cord). From there, the drug works to block the transmission of pain signals sent by nerves to the brain. This means that the drug is not able to treat the problem that is causing the pain, but only works to reduce the sensation of pain.
2. What diseases does Tramadol 100mg treat?
3. Usage and dosage of Tramadol 100mg
For quick relief of newly formed pain caused by trauma, take the medicine 4 to 6 hours after the onset of pain. You can take Tramadol 100mg before or after eating. If you feel nauseated after using the drug, take it after a meal to limit gastric reflux in some subjects. To be able to prevent unwanted effects of Tramadol 100mg, users need to start with a low dose, then increase it gradually and note the body’s response. The maximum recommended dose for Tramadol 100mg is 400mg/day. For people over 75 years of age, the therapeutic dose is reduced to 300mg/day. Like other pain relievers, Tramadol 100mg will work if used as soon as you feel the first pain. Waiting for the pain to get worse before taking the medicine will prevent the active ingredients of the medicine from working as well. In case you have a lot of pain and prolonged pain such as arthritis, headache… you should consult a treating doctor. Tramadol can be used for a long time, depending on the doctor’s prescription. Note, if you are using the drug for a long time, we should not stop suddenly but reduce the dose gradually.
3.3. Tramadol 100mg Overdose An overdose of Tramadol 100mg is dose dependent, and often manifests as vomiting, convulsions, confusion, anxiety, tachycardia, increased blood pressure, coma, and respiratory failure. Treatment of an overdose of Tramadol 100mg: Depending on the severity of the overdose, there are different treatment methods. First, you must maintain good ventilation, actively treat, anticonvulsant with barbiturates or benzodiazepine derivatives. If poisoning with Tramadol 100mg orally, it is possible to give activated charcoal to increase absorption, reduce absorption of Tramadol, but the clinical benefit has not been clearly studied. Currently, there is no specific antagonist. The use of Naloxone for detoxification is less effective, on the contrary, it increases the possibility of convulsions. The method of dialysis used in the case of poisoning with Tramadol 100mg is also ineffective.
4. Some unwanted effects of Tramadol 100mg
Psychiatric disturbances such as agitation, hallucinations; Fever, arrhythmia, tachycardia, overactive reflexes, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, loss of coordination fainting; Convulsions; Red blistering, peeling skin rash; Shallow breathing, weak pulse; Less serious side effects may occur, including:
Dizziness, spinning sensation; Constipation, digestive disorders; Headache ; Sleepy; Feel worried; This is not a complete list of undesirable effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects from using the drug.
5. Interactions of Tramadol 100mg
6. Some notes when using Tramadol 100mg
Children under 12 years old; People who are sensitive to alcoholic beverages, sedatives, Opioid pain relievers; People who have taken or are taking antidepressants and Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) in the last 14 days; People with a history of or at risk of seizures; People who are allergic to the ingredients of the drug; People suffering from liver and kidney diseases, asthma; Women who are pregnant and in the breastfeeding period.