Effects of Tramadol in Pregnancy
Brand name – ultram, conZip, ultramER, Rybix ODT
Composition of Tramadol
* Proper name – Tramadol Hydrochloride
* Chemical name – (±)cis-2-[(dimethylamino)
methyl]-1-(3-methoxyphenyl) cyclohexanol hydrochloride
* Properties – Tramadol is an off-white crystalline, odourless powder having melting point 180-184° C
Medicines that mother intake during pregnancy sometimes very good for mother and their baby but some medicines are very harmful for both mother and her baby. Medicines that cross the placenta and reach the babies are sometimes helpful in growth of babies but some medication have an adverse effect on the growth of babies. Medicines used by the pregnant lady is always depend on their current positions. During pregnancy there are so many changes occur in the body that cause a lot of stress and hormonal imbalance in the body. So, a few women used Tramadol as a treatment of stress and pain that arises in the body.
Tramadol is used to treat moderate to severe pain during pregnancy, this medicine works by affecting the balance of mood chemical in the brain. This medicine used for patients suffering from injury pain.
During pregnancy the body has physiological and hormonal imbalance, that cause some irregularities in the body, which causes pain and stress in the body. To treat all these, some time doctor prescribed tramadol for mood changing and body relaxing.
Tramadol is an opioid medicine. It has side effects and dependency nature, so excess use of Tramadol is harmful for a pregnant lady but under some circumstances with doctor’s prescribed tramadol is used by a pregnant lady. Tramadol is a painkiller which cause a change in the diameter of umbilical vessel, which effect the flow of blood to the body. If the flow of blood is restricted or become slow , then baby will not get enough nutrition in the foetus which results in restrictions in growth and in some cases it leads to death of the child in the foetus. So try to avoid taking tramadol during pregnancy.
Complications and side effects of taking Tramadol during pregnancy
* easily abused
* maternal and foetal addiction
* make dangerous combos with other medicines
* simply problematic
* learning and behavioural problems
* harmful in breastfeeding
If anyone has habbit of taking tramadol, first consult the doctor during pregnancy and try to decrease the dosages of taking tramadol. Or anyone have no habbit of taking tramadol try not to take Tramadol without doctor’s advise because it is very dangerous for the foetus and it also create habbit in the children in future. And also slow down their growth. Its mother’s responsibility for taking care of her baby.