What is Tramadol SR?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Tramadol

Tramadol SR is an opioid analgesic in an extended release formulation used for the relief of moderate to moderately-severe pain. Extended release formulations are used for patients requiring around-the-clock management of moderate to moderately-severe pain for an extended period of time.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 21 10
Fibromyalgia 17 10
Muscle pain 5 3
Degenerative disc disease 1 1
General Body Pain 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 3
Moderate 2
Mild 5
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tramadol SR

Side effect Patients
Constipation 2
Craving sweets 1
Drunk feeling 1
Headaches 1
Itching 1
Mania 1

Show all 10 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tramadol SR

Dosage Patients
2 tablet(s) four times daily 1
50 mg three times daily 1
400 mg twice daily 1
300 mg three times daily 1
20,000 mg twice daily 1
100mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Tramadol SR

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 4
Doctor's advice 4
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
See all 10 patients who've stopped taking Tramadol SR

Duration

Currently taking Tramadol SR

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Tramadol SR

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 14
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 14
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 8
Not specified 8

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Tramadol SR after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Codeine (Codeine Contin) 1
Gabapentin (Neurontin) 1

Patients stopped taking Tramadol SR and switched to:

Treatment Patients
tapentadol (Nucynta) 2
Buprenorphine patch (BuTrans Transdermal Patch) 1
Oxymorphone (Opana ER) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Tramadol SR.