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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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For example, Tramadol, an opioid used to treat moderate pain in adults, and sold under brand names like Ultram, ConZip, Rybix ODT and Ultram ER, has caused a wave of addictions in Asia and Africa.
It is the generic equivalent to Ortho-McNeil's Ultram ER Tablets, which are indicated for the management of moderate to moderately severe chronic pain in adults who require around-the-clock treatment of their pain for an extended period of time.
Biovail (TSE: BVF) makes Wellbutrin XL, a widely prescribed anti-depressant, and Ultram ER, an extended-release formulation of an anti-pain medicine.