Biotram

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Biotram Information

Biotram is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection, Capsule. Pain are some of its major therapeutic uses. Biotram also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Biotram. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Biotram include Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea or vomiting. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Biotram as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Biotram are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Biotram is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Biotram's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Biotram related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Asthma must refrain from the use of Biotram since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Biotram are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Biotram have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Biotram is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Biotram Benefits & Uses
  2. Biotram Dosage & How to Take
  3. Biotram Side Effects
  4. Biotram Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Biotram with Other Drugs
  6. Biotram Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Biotram
  8. Biotram Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Biotram Benefits & Uses

Biotram is used to treat the following -

  1. Pain Primary
  2. Back Pain
  3. Slipped Disc

Biotram Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Biotram

Tramadol

Biotram Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Biotram is used -

  1. Dizziness Common
  2. Drowsiness
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Dry Mouth Mild
  5. Constipation Common
  6. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  7. Hallucinations
  8. Urine Retention
  9. Confusion
  10. Vertigo Mild
  11. Headache Common

Biotram Related Warnings

Is the use of Biotram safe for pregnant women?

Biotram can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Biotram right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Biotram safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Biotram may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Biotram should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Biotram on the Kidneys?

Biotram rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Biotram on the Liver?

Biotram has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Biotram on the Heart?

Biotram may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Biotram with Other Drugs

Biotram should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Quinidine

Biotram Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Biotram unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Asthma
  4. Depression

Frequently asked Questions about Biotram

Is this Biotram habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Biotram cause dependence in some cases. Talk to your doctor before taking it.

Yes

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Biotram you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Biotram should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Biotram is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Biotram Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Biotram

Taking Biotram with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Biotram

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Biotram as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Biotram FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Biotram without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

No, Biotram is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it is habit-forming and can cause unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Biotram cause dry mouth?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Rarely, Biotram causes dry mouth because it decreases the saliva secretion in your mouth. It is an uncommon side effect of this drug. If you experience excessive dry mouth after taking this drug, keep yourself well hydrated with juices, shakes and plenty of water.

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Biotram on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

No, Biotram should not be discontinued without doctors advice because sudden discontinuation of this drug can result in unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Biotram with ibuprofen?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Biotram can be taken with ibuprofen. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. It is safe to take Biotram along with ibuprofen. 

Question over 1 year ago

Can Biotram be used for toothache?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Biotram can be used to provide relief from a toothache (dental pain) because it contains tramadol which is a pain-killer. It is only used if other pain-killer medications such as NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) cannot be given due to some complications. Since it is a prescription drug and also a habit-forming drug you are advised, not to take it by yourself.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

Biotram Price and Pack Size

Biotram Injection

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Biotram 50 Capsule

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References

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  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ultram® (tramadol hydrochloride)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tramadol hydrochloride (tramadol hydrochloride)
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