About Tramadol

Tramadol Withdrawal – Symptoms And Advices

Tramadol Withdrawal – Symptoms And AdvicesTramadol is used to treat the acute and chronic pain in human. The condition of pain may vary from mild to the severe extent and also treat the condition of Fibromyalgia.

The working mechanism of Tramadol is not reported exactly. Similarly, the withdrawal effects are not fully known. However, this effects of withdrawal and sedation effects of Tramadol may changes from patient to patient.

Specifically, if the patient using other medication or consuming alcohol and abusing illicit drugs experiences serious complications. The function of the nerve will also vary for different patients.

For example, the response of the neurons in the brain should be rapid or slow in some patients.

By using mild reversal medications some patients able to get relieved from the withdrawal symptoms of Tramadol. Naloxone is the most common and effective antidote that aids a lot of patients.

Tramadol has the half-life for the period of maximum 3 days. Hence after this period of time, the half portion of the medication will present in your bloodstream. And Tramadol will take another 3 days of time to eliminate the half from the remaining.

It is mandatory for the patient to know the calculation of time period will be applicable to every single dose. Hence if you are taking this Tramadol dose constantly your body will be associated with this medication over this period for instance.

Your body has to be treated with a steady and optimal level of dosage to treat this disorder effectively. This needs the accumulation of Tramadol. Hence this level acts to neutralizes the brains response to pain.

This neutralizing of the activity of the brain is done with slowing down the impulsive response of the neurons to the effect of pain. The function is similar to that of other opioid medication, which prevents the responsive effect to the pain.

Opioid receptors are influenced to keep the brain in its steady state by suppressing the increased neuron activity. This means if the opioid receptors maintain the levels effectively you will not experience the effect of pain.

This receptor has the power to neutralizes the effect of pain in the brain. As a supplement to this receptor Tramadol is used. This aids the receptors in the brain to work better.

If the patients have been on this medication for a longer period of time or taking a larger portion of the dosage, they experience some common adverse effects such as depression and seizure disorders. These are diagnosed on the attempt of withdrawing Tramadol suddenly.

The people taking low dosage than recommended have the moderate pain condition. This acute and chronic pain remains unaltered or slightly controlled. Numbness and tingling in the muscles are the commonly found withdrawal effects in human.

Under the effect of this medication, the brain reaches the homeostasis by maintaining several parameters. Such as the glucose levels, hormone levels, body temperature, brain chemicals etc.

This process will help in enhancing or decreasing the chemical levels in the brain. Tramadol involves in handling the activity of GABA if the levels are noted to be insufficient.

If Tramadol is stopped abruptly the brain should know to restore back its functions of maintaining the GABA levels.

Tramadol is categorized under the benzenoid class of medications, which are used to treat the acute and chronic pain condition.

The medications that fall under this category is used to treat the pain. The rebound effect is noted if stopped using Tramadol abruptly. This implies the muscles experience excessive pain than normal.

This effect is recognized with symptoms such as muscle tinglings and numbness. This activity is due to the lack of balance in the brain chemicals.

It is also found that the receptors are effective in producing the calming effect. Hence it is recommended to reduce Tramadol gradually.

The gradual decrease in the levels will give enough time to restore the GABA levels.

Carrie BSN, RN
Carrie is a registered nurse for almost 14 years now and she works at a local hemodialysis outpatient center in USA. She has around 9 years experience in cardiac nursing, orthopedic rehabilitation and 3 years experience in nephrology nursing. Carrie has been working as a freelance writer for three years now and has written many articles and blogs on nursing, pain, exercise, health and wellness.