How Tramadol Is Used To Treat Pet Pain How does Tramadol work?
Technically it binds
to the opioid receptors within the brain,
the receptors which are responsible
for transmitting the sensation of pain
through the body.
In other words,
Tramadol changes the way the body
(human or animal) senses pain.
It also increases the hormonal activity
of serotonin and nor-epinephrine,
which are commonly referred to as
the ‘feel-good’ hormones.
It has the same effect on pets.
It is prescribed by many veterinarians
to help treat and relieve pain
experienced from injury,
to manage pain after surgical procedures
such as spay or neutering,
de-claw or for help in managing pain
caused by chronic conditions like arthritis.
Because it works well
in controlling less acute pain,
it can be given in instances
when your pet is in pain due to minor injuries.