Extended-Release Tramadol

Once-daily tramadol HCl extended-release tablets (Generic Ultram ER, Ortho-McNeil/Biovail) are now available by prescription in the U.S for patients with moderate to moderately severe chronic pain. This is the first extended-release form of tramadol for adults who require around-the-clock treatment of pain for an extended period of time. The tablets are available in strengths of 100, 200, and 300 mg.

Tramadol canadian, a synthetic opioid analgesic, was introduced in the U.S. in 1995. The tablets should be swallowed whole, and the dose should not exceed 300 mg/day.