What you need to know about the bans on Tramadol?

Tramadol is a narcotic-like reliever used to treat moderate to severe pains which are restricted in some overseas countries. Upon some Analysis, the main reason behind the bans on Tramadol in several countries is that it is highly addictive and prone to abuse and another reason is that Tramadol provides high feelings of euphoric effects that abusers seek. Though this is a prescription only medication, most of them use this without Rx. Consult a doctor for medical advice for taking it.

The ban on Tramadol:

Tramadol is banned in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The reason it is banned in these countries is that this medicine is misused by children’s going to school below 12 years. Generally, tramadol should not be given to anyone younger than 18 years old. It is a medicine used only by adults above 18 with prescriptions from doctors. People residing in these countries can take this pain reliever with licensed health care professionals associated with government health institute.

Ingredients of Tramadol that cause an adverse effect:

The ingredients present in these pills are highly responsible for adverse effects in a person. This drug does not belong to the narcotic category and it is not like other addictive drugs. However, the ingredients in this medication provide efficient painkilling effects and possible euphoria that cause addiction in the person. When a person abuses these pills, he or she would get addicted to this medication at a shorter phase. Here are few adverse effects that it can cause.

Adverse effects

Tramadol is one of the effective painkillers. However, misuse of it can lead to addiction and serious effects. Some of the adverse effects include:

  • Trouble breathing, severe chest pain & rapid heartbeat
    • Can cause an extreme drowsiness, fainting, and seizures
    • Swelling of the face, tongue, or throat
    • Overactive reflexes, nausea, vomiting

These effects can be prevented if it is properly used with doctors prescribed dosage levels and duration suggested to them.