Tramadol is one of the most abused drug of this generation,it is so bad that it is used illegally by both men and women. Have you ever heard a college student say “Bro,I get match today,abeg
you get tramadol? or I wan jonze, abeg give me tramadol.
Tramadol is used to moderate severe pain. The extended-release form of tramadol is for around-the-clock treatment of pain.
Effects of Tramadol
- You should not take tramadol if you have used alcohol, sedatives, tranquilizers, or narcotic medications within the past few hours. Tramadolcan slow or stop you from breathing, especially when you start using this medicine or whenever your dose is changed. Never take tramadol in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed.
Swallow it whole to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal dose. Using this medicine by inhalation or injection can cause life-threatening side effects, overdose, or death.
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.
You should not take tramadol if you are allergic to it or have severe asthma or breathing problems; It can also cause a blockage in your stomach or intestines;
If you have recently used alcohol,sedatives, tranquilizers or narcotic medications.
Seizures have occurred in some people taking tramadol. Talk with your doctor about your seizure risk, which may be higher if you have: a history of head injury, epilepsy or other seizure disorder.
Tramadol may be habit-forming even at regular doses. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Babies born dependent on habit-forming medicine may need medical treatment for several weeks. Tramadol can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are taking this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include slow
breathing and heart rate, severe drowsiness,vomiting,cold and clammy skin, fainting, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain,nervous or anxious feeling, itching, sweating, flushing and DEATH.