Tramadol is an analgesic that comes in tablets; it is used for the treatment of mild to severe pain. It works by blocking the feeling of pain in the nervous system and certain areas of the brain. It's not recommended to use this drug if you are allergic to any of its ingredients or ever had severe allergic reaction to codeine or opioids, have liver or kidney problems, or if you are taking any of the following drugs: carbamazepine, nefazodone, sodium oxybate, or another medication containing tramadol.
A number of medical conditions may interact with Tramadol, specifically pregnancy, liver, kidney, or thyroid problems, bladder blockage, breastfeeding, taking any other drugs or preparations, metabolism or prostate problems, history of breathing problems, or a seizure disorder. You need to inform your doctor of any of the conditions mentioned above and any other conditions you have to prevent possible complications. Use this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor - do not take more than needed, or increase the dose. It is not recommended to make any changes to your treatment plan without discussing it with your doctor. In case of suspecting an overdose seek immediate medical assistance.