Tramadol & Sports
Dr. Sherif Azmy Rizkalla
Journal Title:Medical & Clinical Research
Tramadol hydrochloride is the full name: is a centrally acting opioid analgesic used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain”. It’s sold under a range of brand names .It works on the brain and nervous system to reduce pain and is a medium to strong pain killer, this is not what people take for a headache. Instead it’s used for chronic and acute pain relief. As an opiate it can be addictive. Indeed as well as correct use it is also abused. By some measures prescription drugs, including Tramadol, are abused in greater quantities in the US than illegal drugs from heroin to cocaine etc.