Tramadol is generally prescribed in low doses as 25 mg or 50 mg in the beginning and gradually increased to 100, 200 or 300 mg by doctors during a treatment. Taking more than 400 mg of Tramadol a day is absolutely fatal.
When Tramadol is taken with a medical guidance, it is completely safe. One should share all other prescriptions or medical history. When tramadol is taken with some other medicinal drug that induces sleep and slows – down normal breathing, it can lead to a difficult or even a life threatening situation. Sudden appearances of seizures, low heart rate or breathing problem indicate an overdose! The medical practitioner must check the prescription that it carries no other anti-depressant or OTC (over-the-counter) medicine.
The most common Tramadol Side-Effects include a headache, dizziness, and drowsiness. Constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or stomach ache might also occur.
A person who has not taken proper or recommended Tramadol Dosage might feel nervous or anxious. Itching and sweating are also some other symptoms that result from an unbalanced intake. Continued consumption of Tramadol with alcohol or a continued overdose can result in seizures or depression or even addiction and hence death.