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Pain Management in the Postoperative Environment

A White Paper on Intravenous (IV) Tramadol

Copyright © 2018, Avenue Therapeutics


Postsurgical pain management is crucial to the speed and efficacy of patient recovery. Analgesics optimize pain relief, but practitioners’ choices are limited. This white paper highlights tramadol, an atypical opioid with two mechanisms of action, for consideration in postoperative treatment. Although used around the world, tramadol is often overlooked in the United States. In studies, tramadol has shown fewer effects on respiratory or cardiovascular parameters.


This white paper discusses studies, patient populations, and recommendations for use of IV tramadol.


Click here to view the white paper