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A synthetic analgesic, C16H25NO2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. It is structurally similar to codeine and has both opioid and nonopioid effects.

[tram-, of unknown origin + -adol, mixed opiate agonist/antagonist suffix.]


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Pain Function 1 Lost to follow 16 months NRS year After up >3/10, ODI 6% Treatment MRI Findings at Modic 1 One year unchanged at L5/S1, mild progression at L4/5 Other Treatments/ Flare of pain Tridural, long Considerations, 6 weeks after acting Postantibiotics treatment morphine, mental initiation.
This product, if approved, will complement our dynamic and growing promoted pain portfolio, which already includes Tridural, Metadol, and Abstral and will provide us an addition-al pillar upon which to strengthen our pain franchise.
Paladin has played a key role in the success of TRIDURAL, Labopharm's once-daily tramadol product in Canada, and the company is pleased to expand its commercial relationship with licensing and distribution agreements for two additional products, including the first such agreement for a product based on the INTELLITAB technology platform for the development of misuse-deterrent and tamper-resistant formulations of existing medications, said James Howard-Tripp, Labopharm's president and CEO.