Viprodol (Generic Tramadol)
Tramadol belongs to analgesic group. It is an atypical opioid which is a centrally acting analgesic .Tramadol is used in the management of moderate to moderately severe pain. Extended release tablets are used for moderate to moderately severe chronic pain in adults who require continuous treatment for an extended period.
Uses Tramadol is used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain and most types of neuralgia, including trigeminal neuralgia It has been suggested that tramadol could be effective for alleviating symptoms of depression, anxiety, and phobias because of its action on the noradrenergic and serotonergic systems. However, health professionals have not yet fully endorsed of its use on a large scale for these disorders, although it may be used when other treatments have failed (under the supervision of a psychiatrist)
Warning and Precautions
Tramadol sometimes causes lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting. Please avoid operating a potentially unsafe tasks or mechanisms such as driving a car, until you know your reaction on it. The effect may be worse if you take alcohol or certain medicines such as sleep aids or muscle relaxants. Use Tramadol with caution. Before start taking any new medicine even, prescribed without RX or based on herbal components, check it with your doctor.
Tramadol should not be used while pregnant. If you are planning to become pregnant, make sure your doctor knows that you are taking Tramadol. It also appears in breast milk and could affect a nursing infant.
Your doctor gave you strict instructions not to miss dose and if you missed one take the missed dose as soon as you remembered. If it is time for your next dose, skip it and continue taking you medicine regularly. Do not double the medicine. It can cause severe side effects.