Tramadol is a narcotic-like pain relieving oral medicine that is used as a treatment for moderate to severe pain in adults. The extended-release-tablet formulation of this drug is used to treat moderate to severe chronic pain when treatment is needed around the clock.
Drug Class: Opioid analgesic
Onset of action: Less than 1 hour (by mouth)
Duration of action: 6 hours
Excretion: Urine (95%)
Melting point: 180 to 181 °C (356 to 358 °F)
Drug class: Opiate analgesic