Full instructions, dosage information and potential known side effects are all available in the leaflet that comes with the prescription product. If you require any advice or assistance with placing your order, please donâ€™t hesitate to contact our team.
How do I take/use this medicine?
Take Tramadol exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more than instructed by your doctor.
Do not take Tramadol more often than instructed by your doctor.
Do not take Tramadol for a longer period of time than instructed by your doctor.
You may take Tramadol with or without food.
If you have been given the extended-release capsule (labelled as "Retard", "XL", "SR" or "LA"), swallow it whole. Do not open, chew or crush the capsule.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have epilepsy, kidney, liver, pancreas or lung disease.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Tramadol.
Are there any restrictions on the type of food I can take?
Avoid alcohol. Alcohol, even in small quantities, can worsen the drowsiness caused by Tramadol. It can also affect your reaction time and make it unsafe for you to drive or take part in activities in which you need to be alert.
Why do I need this medicine?
Tramadol is a painkiller used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is often used to relieve pain after an operation.
What side effects could I experience?
Tramadol causes drowsiness and dizziness. Do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert. Your level of alertness and reaction time may be affected by Tramadol.
Tramadol may also cause flushing of the face, headache, muscle weakness, tiredness, problems sleeping, constipation, nausea, dry mouth and rashes.
These side effects are temporary and should go away after the medicine is stopped.
Some side effects may be serious and need immediate attention. These are usually more of a concern with long-term use and are usually not a problem with short-term or occasional use. Alert your doctor quickly if you experience any of these side effects:
- seizures (fits)
- breathlessness or problems swallowing
- swollen eyes or mouth
- unusual behaviour or mood swings
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here:
- epilepsy medicines
- mood medicines, antidepressants or sedatives such as paroxetine, fluoxetine, sertraline, citalopram, moclobemide, clomipramine, amitriptyline and all other similar medicines
- other painkillers
- sibutramine (an anti-obesity pill)
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.