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Contramal 100mg Inj 2ml

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2ml Injection in Ampoule
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Medical Description

Contramal 100mg injection is a prescription medication primarily used to treat and prevent mild to moderate pain. Contramal contains Tramadol as its active ingredient that relieves pain due to arthrit...
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Product Summary

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ContainsTramadol(100.0 Mg)
UsesTo treat mild to moderate pain, treat chronic pain, treat pain due to an injury or illness
Side effectsNausea, sweating, vomiting, dizziness, shortness of breath, constipation, sleepiness.
ClassificationANALGESIC FOR SEVERE PAIN
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Uses of Contramal 100 MG

  • Treatment of moderate to severe pain
  • Treatment of postoperative pain
  • Treatment of long term (chronic) pain due to a disease or injury

Contraindications of Contramal 100 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive or allergic towards opioids and tramadol or other inactive substances present in the medication.
  • If you have a medical condition that causes seizures
  • If you have a head injury
  • If you have a dependency on solid painkillers, recreational drugs or alcohol
  • If you have a respiratory illness or breathing difficulties, consult your doctor before taking the medication.
  • If you have a pre-existing kidney or liver problem
  • If you have had an adverse allergic reaction to a painkiller in the past

Side effects of Contramal 100 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Minor pain at the injection site
  • Agitation and anxiety
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nervousness
  • Itching or rash
  • Dry Mouth
  • Sweating
  • Low energy

Precautions and Warnings of Contramal 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Contramal 100mg injection during pregnancy?
A:
Taking Contramal 100mg during pregnancy is not advised. Limited studies have shown the harmful effects of taking opioids on the developing baby. It may affect the heart of a developing baby. If needed, your doctor will weigh the benefits and risks of prescribing the medication to you and discuss the same with you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Contramal 100mg injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Contramal 100mg injection may pass into the breast milk in small amounts and may harm the baby. If needed, contact your doctor to weigh the potential risks and benefits of taking Contramal when breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Contramal 100mg injection?
A:
Contramal 100mg injection can cause side effects like dizziness and nausea that can hamper your ability to drive. It can also cause blurred vision; hence it's best to wait for a few hours or avoid operating heavy machinery after taking Contramal. Do not drive if you are experiencing side effects after taking Contramal.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Contramal 100mg injection?
A:
Drinking alcohol when taking Contramal 100mg injection is not advised. This may increase the side effects of the injection and result in severe dizziness, fatigue, stomach pain, intestinal bleeding, rashes, nausea, fever, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are having suicidal thoughts.
  • Patients who have depression should use the drug with caution. Contramal can increase the risk of confusion and developing suicidal thoughts. It is essential to report any change in your thoughts or s...
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  • You have a prior history of drug dependence.
  • Contramal has a high potential for addiction and can become habit-forming when used for a long time. Your doctor should monitor your behaviour and instil safety precautions to reduce the risk of drug ...
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  • You have breathing issues.
  • Patients with a history of respiratory disorder should use the drug with extreme caution since Contramal can increase the risk of worsening the symptoms. Based on the clinical condition, the doctor ca...
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  • Elderly patients
  • The medication should be used with caution in older adults due to an increased risk of harming the liver and kidney. Your doctor may start with a low dosage and see how the patient responds.
  • Children
  • Contramal is not recommended in children below the age of 12 years.
  • Withdrawal symptoms
  • Suddenly discontinuing Contramal can result in withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor will ask you to taper the dosage of the medication slowly.

Mode of Action of Contramal 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Contramal 100mg contains Tramadol as its active ingredient. It works by mimicking the action of certain chemicals called endorphins that reduce pain in the brain and spinal cord. It can reduce the tra...
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Directions for Use of Contramal 100 MG

  • Always use the Contramal 100mg injection when directed by your doctor. Read the prescription pamphlet carefully before using it. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are unclear about the instruct...
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  • The dosage is decided based on the intensity of your pain and pain sensitivity. Generally, a lower pain-relieving dosage is recommended.
  • The usual dosage advised for people is 50 to 100mg of tramadol that can be two to three times a day or as directed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Talk to your doctor if yo...
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  • Your doctor, nurse or healthcare provider will give you the injection. Kindly do not self administer the injection.

Interactions of Contramal 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Amitriptyline
  • Warfarin or other anticoagulants (blood thinners)
  • Codeine
  • Ketoconazole
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs treat depression)
  • Antipsychosis (medications to treat psychosis)
  • Other painkillers or opioids
  • Carbamazepine (treats epilepsy)
  • Buprenorphine (painkiller)
  • Ondansetron (prevents nausea and vomiting)
  • Rifampicin (antibiotic)
  • Fingolimod
  • Drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS

Interactions with food items

  • Food doesn’t influence the effect of Contramal. Do not drink alcohol or grapefruit juice while taking Contramal 100mg, as it can intensify the effects. Talk to your doctor about any supplements or her...
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Storage and disposal of Contramal 100 MG

Store the medication at room temperature. Keep the medication away from animals and children in a locked cabinet. Store the medication in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Do not remove the dru...
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Dosage of Contramal 100 MG

Overdose

Taking too much Contramal can be dangerous. It can lead to feeling excessively sleepy, dizzy or sick. It can also cause difficulty in breathing. In case of any severe side effects, contact your neares...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget to take a dose, check the information leaflet given with the medication or ask your doctor about the same. Take the next dose of Contramal as and when you remember it. If it is time for ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr Tanya Prasad

BDS, MDS in Orthodontics

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Contramal 100mg injection cause dry mouth?

A: Yes, Contramal can cause dry mouth as a common side effect. However, not everyone experiences it, and the effect is usually mild that can be prevented by chewing sugar-free candy or drinking water. Talk to your doctor if your condition worsens or doesn't improve.

Q: Can Contramal cause epilepsy or fits?

A: Yes, when taken in high dosages, that medication can result in fits or epilepsy. If you have had fits in the past, talk to your doctor about the same.

Q: Can Contramal be taken along with other antidepressants?

A: No, Contramal should not be taken with other antidepressants or antipsychotics since these medications can increase the risk of developing fits or seizures.
Product Details
Brand
CONTRAMAL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
20/08/2022
Last Updated on: 20 Jan 2022 | 11:18 AM (IST)
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