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analgesic

 [an″al-je´zik]
1. relieving pain.
2. pertaining to analgesia.
3. an agent that relieves pain without causing loss of consciousness.
narcotic analgesic opioid analgesic.
nonsteroidal antiinflammatory analgesic (NSAIA) nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug.
opiate analgesic (opioid analgesic) any of a class of compounds that bind with a number of closely related specific receptors (opioid receptors) in the central nervous system to block the perception of pain or affect the emotional response to pain; such compounds include opium and its derivatives, as well as a number of synthetic compounds, and are used for moderate to severe pain. Chronic administration or abuse may lead to dependence.

tra·ma·dol

(trah'mă-dol),
An analgesic drug with a mechanism of action that is unusual in that one optic isomer exerts typical opioid-type effects and the other isomer interacts with the reuptake and/or release of norepinephrine and serotonin in nerve terminals.

tramadol

/tra·ma·dol/ (tram´ah-dol″) an opioid analgesic used as the hydrochloride salt for the treatment of pain following surgical procedures and oral surgery.

tramadol

(trăm′ə-dôl′)
n.
A synthetic analgesic, C16H25NO2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. It is structurally similar to codeine and has both opioid and nonopioid effects.

tramadol

a central analgesic.
indications It is used to manage moderate to severe pain.
contraindications Factors that prohibit its use are known hypersensitivity to this drug or acute intoxication with any central nervous system depressant.
adverse effects Seizures and GI bleeding are life-threatening effects. Other adverse effects are dizziness, central nervous system stimulation, somnolence, headache, anxiety, confusion, euphoria, hallucination, nausea, constipation, vomiting, dry mouth, diarrhea, abdominal pain, anorexia, flatulence, vasodilation, orthostatic hypotension, tachycardia, hypertension, abnormal electrocardiograms, pruritus, rash, urticaria, vesicles, urinary retention or frequency, menopausal symptoms, dysuria, and menstrual disorders.

tramadol

Ultram® Pharmacology An analgesic Adverse effects Constipation, N&V, vertigo, headache, somnolence, anaphylactoid reactions, drug abuse, seizures

tramadol

A centrally-acting synthetic opiate pain-killing drug. It is less likely to cause respiratory depression, constipation, euphoria and addiction than many of the ipioid agonists. It is currently the fourth most commonly prescribed analgesic in the world. Brand names are Tramake, Zamadol and Zydol.

tramadol

; Zamadol potent opioid analgesic; fewer side-effects than other opioids (i.e. less respiratory depression, constipation, addiction potential)

tramadol

an opioid partial μ agonist.
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GrAaAaAeA nenthal, a science-based pharmaceutical company specialising pain, gout and inflammation, reported on Monday the launch of a license and distribution agreement for Tramal with Mundipharma in China.
My client's fingerprints were not found on the Tramal box that was confiscated by the police.
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Doctors at a local rehabilitation center recalled a young man who recently checked in with kidney failure after taking 20 Tramal pills in a single day.
Los medicamentos mas frecuentemente encontrados fueron: enoxaparina, 55% (16); haloperidol, 45% (13); metoprolol, 31% (9); furosemida, 20,7% (6); metoclopramida, 20,7% (6); trazodona, 13,8% (4); tramal, 13,8% (4), y ranitidina, 10,3% (3) (Figura 2).
boletosporioides produces stouter, erect basidiomata which rarely branch in more than 2 ranks; except for branch apices, all basidiome parts are usually strap-shaped; basidiospores are boletoid, sway-back to gently sigmoid; upper branch tramal hyphae are noticeably banded or papillose under phase microscopy.
Searle Pakistan has taken over the business of Grunenthal of Germany with their world famous product Tramal, along with Pharmax of UK with their impressive cardivascular line since January 1995.
According to the terms of the contract, Mundipharma will market and distribute GrAaAaAeA nenthal's Tramal (tramadol) in China from 1 May 201
Due to the various types of drugs that he used to take, including tramal and heroin, his treatment has exceeded the usual period.
He forced me to swallow the pill saying it was Tramal.
Hundreds of people, particularly those with sickle cell disease (SCD), have reportedly been given prescriptions by private medical practitioners to obtain drugs such as morphine and tramal, said National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) chief executive officer Dr Baha Eldin Fateha.
According to psychiatrist Samir Zakout, many Palestinian youth have been using drugs or sedatives such as Tramal capsules "due to the psychological shocks caused by the embargo, the (Israeli) aggressions (on Gaza), and the continued Palestinian division.