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TRUNAL 50mg Capsule 10s

Tramadol (HCl):50mg | Opioid analgesics

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Medimark Product Form : CapsulePack Size : 10sIngredients : Tramadol (HCl):50mgGeneric Category : Opioid analgesics

How it works

TRUNAL 50mg Capsule 10s acts on the brain and nervous system by changing the perception and response to pain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for TRUNAL 50mg Capsule 10s

  • Constipation
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Sense of imbalance
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Agitation and anxiety
  • Indigestion
  • Convulsions rare
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Itching or rash
  • Nervousness

Uses of TRUNAL 50mg Capsule 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Moderate to severe pain

    This medicine is used to relieve moderate to severe pain in patients who require an opioid analgesic and for which alternative treatments are inadequate.

  • Chronic pain

    The extended-release capsule form is used in cases where round the clock relief is desired.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for about 9 hours of duration.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    Mild to moderate habit forming tendencies have been reported and hence requires careful administration and withdrawal.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to TRUNAL 50mg Capsule 10s or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

  • Severe asthma and breathing problems

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from breathing difficulties which may be caused due to various conditions such as asthma, hypercapnia, etc. since it may worsen the patient's condition.

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of gastrointestinal bleeding due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) due to the increased risk of serious and life-threatening side effects. A time gap of at least 14 days should be maintained between stopping therapy with MAOIs and starting therapy with this medicine.

  • Gastrointestinal obstruction

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with gastrointestinal obstruction including paralytic ileus due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Drug dependence and abuse

    This medicine has a high potential for addiction and abuse even at recommended dosages, especially with prolonged use. Appropriate patient monitoring, safety precautions, and management of dose quantity are recommended to reduce the risk of drug abuse.

  • Respiratory disorders

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with respiratory disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Hypotension

    The use of this medicine may cause a sudden drop in blood pressure, especially while getting up from a sitting or a lying position. Patients are advised to get up slowly from a sitting or a lying position to avoid fainting, dizziness, and falling. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Reduced fertility

    Prolonged use of this medicine can reduce fertility in males and females in the reproductive age group. Patients should be informed about the potential effect on reproductive capabilities before beginning treatment with this medicine.

  • Acute abdominal conditions

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with acute abdominal conditions due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Suicidal tendencies

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients exhibiting suicidal tendencies due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • Elderly patients

    This medicine should be administered with caution in elderly patients since the risk of severe adverse effects is significantly high. Suitable adjustments in dose quantity and safety monitoring may be required in such cases.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 17 years of age since the safety and effectiveness of use are not clinically established.

  • Withdrawal symptoms

    Abrupt withdrawal of this medicine may cause withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal of this medicine should be undertaken gradually using a dosage-tapering schedule. Symptoms of withdrawal may include tremors, nausea and vomiting, chills and fever, diarrhea, and even hallucinations in some cases.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    This medicine may cause dizziness, fainting, and drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. The missed dose can be skipped if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Try not to miss any dose as the quantity and timings are very specific and non-adherence could cause some side effects.

  • Overdose

    Report any incidence of overdose to the doctor immediately as the symptoms can be fatal especially if it is consumed by a child or a person using it without prescription. Symptoms of overdose may include a slow rate of breathing, decreased heartbeat rate, severe drowsiness, and fainting. Immediate medical attention may be required if the symptoms are severe.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Amitriptyline severe
  • Fluoxetine severe
  • Ketoconazole moderate
  • Ofloxacin severe
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Codeine severe
  • Theophylline severe
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of kidney function is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with seizure disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of respiratory depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with increased intracranial pressure or head injury due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Your dose is likely to be changed by the doctor during the course of treatment and hence all changes should be properly followed. Do not consume this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. You are likely to experience some side effects whenever there is a change in dose quantity or timings. The usage should be stopped gradually over time as instructed.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Causes sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver TRUNAL 50mg Capsule 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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