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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Zytram XL

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1
Decreased saliva 1
Dizziness and feeling faint 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.