What is Tramahexal SR?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Tramadol

Tramahexal SR is a brand name for sustained-release 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 pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 4 2
Chronic idiopathic back pain 1 1
Headaches 1 2
Muscle pain 1 0
Neck pain 1 2
Pain 1 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tramahexal SR

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Unintentional weight loss 1
Vomiting 1


Based on patients currently taking Tramahexal SR

Dosage Patients
150 mg daily 1
200 mg twice daily 1
600 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Tramahexal SR

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Tramahexal SR


Currently taking Tramahexal SR

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 3

Stopped taking Tramahexal SR

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Tramahexal SR after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Tramadol-acetaminophen (Ultracet) 1

Patients stopped taking Tramahexal SR and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Buprenorphine (Subutex) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Tramahexal SR.