This medication is used to treat moderate to severe pain. It can be used on a long-term basis to treat chronic pain such as back pain. It can also be used on a short-term basis to treat acute pain such as aninjury or postoperative pain.What is tramadol used for besides pain?Tramadol for sleep can also treat sleeplessness associated with pain.
This medication has two main functions. Firstly, it binds with opioid receptors in the brain. This blocks the communication of pain signals sent by nerves to the brain. Secondly, it increases the effect of noradrenaline and serotonin which also helps reduce pain.
The recommended dose for adults is as follows:
You will feel pain relief within 30 to 60 minutes of taking a tramadol 50mg capsule.
Alcohol should be avoided because it has the potential to increase the likelihood of tramadol side effects.