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Tramadol, Ultram, Zydol


Tramadol is an atypical opioid, which is a centrally acting analgesic, that is used for treating moderate to severe pain.


analgesic, NE and serotonin uptake inhibitor


back pain, moderate pain, neuropathic pain, orthopedic pain, severe pain, surgical pain,

Side Effects

abdominal pain, agitation, anorexia, anxiety, asthenia, confusion, constipation, diaphoresis, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dyspepsia, emotional lability, euphoria, hallucinations, headache, hypotension, increased urinary frequency, insomnia, nausea/vomiting, pruritus, respiratory depression, seizures, sinus tachycardia, tremor, urinary retention, urticaria, vertigo, visual impairment, xerostomia,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions

Negative interactions:

SAMe and 5-HTP
SAMe and 5-HTP increase serotonin, which may cause serotonin syndrome.

St JohnÕs Wort,
St JohnÕs Wort may affect serotonin levels, which increases the risk of serotonin syndrome.




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