How much and how often should you use the product?
Tramadol capsules are taken orally. Your doctor will inform you of the right dosage or number of capsules you should be taking each day based on your age, overall health, and medical conditions.
Never use tramadol in larger amounts or for longer than prescribed. Inform your doctor immediately if you feel an increased urge to take more of this medication.
NEVER share tramadol with another person, especially one with a history of substance abuse. Misuse of tramadol can cause addiction, overdose, or even death.
Stop taking other opioid medication when taking tramadol.
Tramadol can be taken with or without food but take it the same way every time.
Swallow the capsule whole to avoid exposure to a fatal overdose.
Usual Adult Dose for Pain:
Adults (17 years or older): 50 to 100 mg orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed for pain
Mechanism of Action
Tramadol is a kind of opioid agonist. Tramadol works by changing the way the brain senses pain. It is similar in structure to endorphins, which binds to receptors and decreases the pain signals the brain is sending to the body.