In case you have an allergy to Tramadol or one of its components you should avoid using the drug and be on a lookout for such symptoms as hives, swelling, breathing disorders. Discontinue taking the drug in case you experience any of the following symptoms of various degrees of severity:
- skin rash;
- breathing difficulties;
- weak heartbeat,
Tramadol may also cause less serious side effects to occur such as:
- feeling dizzy, drowsy, weak;
- appetite problems, vomiting, nausea, constipation;
- vision problems;
- sleep disorders.
Still this list of side effects is not complete. Inform your doctor about any unusual symptoms or experiences when taking Tramadol, don’t keep it to yourself. Some effects can be harmless while others may pose serious danger to your health that is why it is better to keep your doctor informed about anything unusual.
In case you suspect Tramadol overdose, seek medical assistance as soon as possible for Tramadol overdose can have very serious and even fatal consequences. The most likely Tramadol overdose symptoms are extreme weakness, drowsiness, fainting, light breathing, fain heartbeat or coma.
Like any other prescription medication Tramadol can cause effects other than expected. This strongly depends on your personal health situation as well as other drugs and substances that you are consuming. Certain substances can alter or decrease the effects of Tramadol, so make sure to tell your doctor about any drugs, dietary supplements or herbal solutions you are taking at the moment.
Tramadol is known for affecting serotonin balance in the brain and reducing alertness. If you notice any significant changes in mood or behavior, inform your doctor about them. Make also sure to avoid operating any complex machinery or performing tasks where full attention is required before knowing exactly how Tramadol affects your perception.