The medication is believed to show analgesic activities by blocking the pathway of pain. It is believed that the serotonin and nor epinephrine are responsible as neurotransmitter. When inhibited the pain sensation is reduced. All this happen when the drug binds to Opiods receptor.
The initial dose for pain is 25 mg . The dose can be exceeded to 100 mg and could be given three times a day. The maximum dose could be increases to 200 mg in four divided dose of 50 mg each. In case of patients where immediate relief is required from pain the dose is 50 to 100 mg as per requirement. It can be taken after every six hour. The maximum dose could go up to 400 mg in such cases
There are various side effects which are reported on a daily basis which are either needful or are even unwanted. The unwanted side effects which are less common in nature include chest pain, blurred vision, darkened urine, fainting, fast heart beat, fainting, and loss of memory, recurrent fever, severe cramping, nausea, sweat and yellow eyes or skin.
There are many preventive measures which are required. It includes
In case of severe asthma or breathing problems, discuss with your doctor immediately.
If you have blockage in your stomach or intestines.
In case of seizures talk to your doctor immediately. It is advised to talk to your doctor about your seizure risk, which could be higher in case of head injury, epilepsy,.
If you have history of metabolic disorder.
Tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
In case of history of drug abuse, alcohol addiction or suicide attempts , tell your doctor immediately
In case of overdose try calling your doctor and seek medical attention immediately. The symptoms of overdose include change in consciousness, difficulty of breathing, loss of consciousness, slow or irregular heart beat and unusual tiredness. The more commonly occurring side effects include agitation, cough, diarrhea, drowsiness, dry mouth, feeling sad or empty, fever, headache, heartburn, joint pain, loss of appetite, nausea, nervousness, runny nose, sore throat and weakness.
In case of missed dose take the dose as soon as you remember. In case it’s time for the next dose, avoid the missed dose and start taking the regular dose. Extra dose should be avoided
The medication should be stored in a closely tight container. It should be stored at a room temperature away from moisture and heat. The medication should be kept away from children and pets
|Generic||Ultram 250 MG|
|Strength||Ultram 250 MG|