What is Zytram XL?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Tramadol

Zytram® XL is an international brand of tramadol, an opioid analgesic drug used in the treatment of moderate to severe chronic pain. Extended release formulations may be used by 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 5 0
Muscle pain 2 0
Chronic pain syndrome 1 2
Fatigue 1 2
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Myofascial pain syndrome 1 2

Show all 7 reasons taken

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Zytram XL

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1
Decreased saliva 1
Fatigue 1
Itching 1

Why patients stopped taking Zytram XL

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Expense 2
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Zytram XL


Stopped taking Zytram XL

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Zytram XL.