• tablets
  • capsules
  • suppositories
  • injections
  • powders  and effervescent tablets
  • powders for compounding
  • ampules

Common dosages of Tramadol

Tablets and capsules are the most common form of Tramadol today.  Launched in 1977 by German pharmaceutical company Grünenthal GmbH, Tramadol is now today made by many different manufacturers and offered online through numerous online pharmacies.  It is available in the following sizes:

  • 37.5mg
  • 100mg
  • 150mg
  • 200mg
  • 225mg
  • 250mg

The 50 mg tablet is the most popularly ordered dosing unit prescribed by today’s doctors.

The dosage of Tramadol medication should be only determined by a doctor. 

Typical dosage for adults:

Starting dosage: 25 mg per day

First Incremental installment: increase amounts by 25mg over 3 days to reach a total amount of 100mg per day. This will be achieved by taking 25 mg increments as separate doses over 3 days to reach 100 mg per day.  Final installment will 4 x 25mg tablets or capsules each day.

Second Incremental installment:  once the 100mg per day is reached , the total dose can by incrementally increased at a rate of 50mg per day until such time as 200 mg in total is reached.  This will typically be achieved by taking 4 x 50mg tablets or capsules each day.

Maintenance Dosage: After incremental installments reach 200mg per day, 50 mg and 100 mg Tramadol can be overseen every 4 to 6 hours with the total never to exceed 400 mg per day. 

This Product can be used for the following complaints/illnesses:

moderate to severe Pain (analgesic)

Sports Information

This Product does not contain any banned substances according to the IOC, therefore this product can be taken in accordance with the Manufacturers guidelines.


allowed narcotic

Additional Information

no anti-inflammatory properties brands include Tramake, Tradol, Tramex, Xymel, Zydol, Zamadol.More information on tramadol here

Active Ingredients



This list is a reference source for licensed medical products according to the latest IOC (International Olympic Committee) guidelines. Some food supplements are included, but verified information on ingredients of most supplements is very hard to obtain.

Medicines and supplements may change in appearance, content and banned status from time to time, and some organisations may have more stringent rules for their own sport. If you are in any doubt, consult with your group medical officer.

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