Brand Name(s): Ultram, Ryzolt, Conzip
Drug Class: Narcotic like synthetic analgelsic
Treats: Moderate to severe pain
Tramadol is classified as pain relief medication and is similar to narcotics. It is mainly prescribed by healthcare experts for the relief of moderate and severe pain in patients. Tramadol is an extended-release medication that is taken as prescribed rather than on as-needed basis. It is sometimes used to relieve pain after surgical operations and chronic or ongoing pain. Tramadol works by binding receptors in the brain that usually transmit pain.
Tramadol Hcl Er is used to ease ongoing moderate to reasonably severe pain. Tramadol Hcl Er is used on a need be a basis to relieve pain, usually once every 24 hours. Tramadol Hcl Er is classified under a class of medications known as centrally acting synthetic analgesics. Tramadol Hcl Er works in the brain to alter how the body feels and reacts to pain.
Tramadol Hcl Er may be used together with other quick-acting narcotic or nonnarcotic pain relievers such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen for added pain relief, but this has to be done under the direction of a doctor or pharmacist.