What is Tramadol Hydrochloride 50mg?
Tramadol is used to treat moderate to severe pain.
The extended-release form of Tramadol Hydrochloride 50mg is for around-the-clock treatment of pain. This form of tramadols is not for use on an as-needed basis for pain.
Tramadol Hydrochloride 50mg may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
You should not take tramadol if you have used alcohol, sedatives, tranquilizers, or narcotic medications within the past few hours.
Tramadol Hydrochloride 50mg can slow or stop your breathing, especially when you start using this medicine or whenever your dose is changed. Never take Tramadol Hydrochloride 50mg in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed. Do not crush, break, or open an extended-release pill. Swallow it whole to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal dose.
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Seizures (convulsions) have occurred in some people taking this medicine. Tramadol may be more likely to cause a seizure if you have a history of seizures or head injury, a metabolic disorder, or if you are taking certain medicines such as antidepressants, muscle relaxers, narcotic, or medicine for nausea and vomiting
Tramadol Hydrochloride 50mg may be habit-forming, even at regular doses. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Never share the medicine with another person. MISUSE OF NARCOTIC PAIN MEDICATION CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant. Tramadol may cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in a newborn.
Do not drink alcohol. Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with tramadol.
Do not crush the Tramadol Hydrochloride 50mg tablet. This medicine is for oral (by mouth) use only. Powder from a crushed tablet should not be inhaled or diluted with liquid and injected into the body. Using this medicine by inhalation or injection can cause life-threatening side effects, overdose, or death.