Three Reasons Not to Prescribe Tramadol

Three Reasons Not to Prescribe Tramadol, a guest post by Matthew DeLaney, MD, FACEP, FAAEM (@MDeLaneyMD). There are more than three reasons not to prescribe tramadol, but do you really need more than one good reason? Tramadol is a commonly prescribed analgesic that is used to treat a wide variety of painful conditions. Through a somewhat unique mechanism of action, tramadol acts as a mu-opioid receptor agonist and serves as an antagonist to serotonin and [...]