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Glossary: tramadol hydrochloride, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

tramadol hydrochloride

(TRA-muh-dol HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

A drug used to treat moderate to severe pain in adults. It binds to opioid receptors in the central nervous system. Tramadol hydrochloride is a type of analgesic agent and a type of opioid. Also called Ultram.