Ultram Generic Tramadol 250Mg- It is most commonly employed in the treatment of the lower back pain, pain due to slipped disk, neck pain and other associated conditions. Tramadol is very different from non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) category painkiller.
Uses of Ultram:
Tramadol is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It is also used in the treatment of lower back pain, sciatica, neck pain and related conditions.
How Ultram works?
Generic Tramadol is an analgesic drug that acts on central nervous system of the body. It is a narcotic analgesic. This drug revises the mode of sensation of pain. This drug changes the process of perception and responding way towards the pain. Even it also boosts the amount of serotonin and norepinephrine through inhibiting the reuptake process. These are natural messengers of brain that help in controlling the pain.
Side effects are the undesirable symptoms that arise due to the medical treatment. It is also known as adverse effects. The effects of side effects and its severity differ from one person to the other. Side effects associated with Ultram are- Dizziness, Trouble in breathing, Nausea, Lightheadedness, convulsion, loose motion, Rashes, Vomiting, etc.
What are the possible drug interactions?
Drug interaction is a circumstance in which another medicine affects the action of one drug when they are administered concurrently. It can be positive or it can be negative result so be careful while taking another medicine.
MAO inhibitors like isocarboxazid , tranylcypromine ,
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like citalopram, Sertraline, paroxetine, duloxetine
tricyclic anti-depressants like desipramine, nortriptyline, trimipramine
neuroleptics like clozapine, risperidone, aripiprazole, olanzapine, ziprasidone
What to do in case user forgets to take the drug on time (missed dose)?
In case of missed dose, you should take the medication as soon as possible. You should not try the missed dose if it is time for the next dose. Never double the dose to patch up.
What to do in case user have the drug in excess amount (overdosing)?
In case of extra dose or overdose, the symptoms may include vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, shallow breathing, stomach pain, nausea, and seizures. In such a medical condition call your doctor immediately and if possible admit the patient in the hospital for proper care.
What are the storage conditions of the medicine?
Store the medicines in a tight container where moisture and humidity cannot reach. Store the drug out of the reach of the children. Store the drug away from the reach of direct sunlight and excess heat. Keep the medicine at room temperature.
What are the conditions in which this medicine is not to be used?
Contraindication is a circumstance in which certain medical treatment cannot be carried out as it can harm the patient. Ultram is contraindicated-
in patients allergic with Tramadol
In case of acute intoxication with hypnotics, opioid drugs
Parallel use of ULTRAM and MAO inhibitors is contraindicated.
Take precautions in following cases-
Seek advice from your doctor before taking this medication, in case you have medical history associated with liver disease, renal disease, convulsion, etc.
It is to be avoided in case patient has history of drug or alcohol dependency.
Limit on the amount of consumption of alcohol while on the medication as it may cause sleepy effects.
Caution in case of pregnancy. It should be used only when clearly needed.
Caution during nursing duration as Tramadol is known to excrete into breast milk.