Tramadol is a tranquillizer used to treat moderate to severe pain. Essentially doctors prescribe this medicine to adults for chronic ongoing pain treatment. This medicine is not for children under age of 12. So always ask for your physician¹s advice before using it for younger people. In 1995, FDA (Food & Drug Administration) approved Tramadol to be manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals with brand name of Ultram. After this, FDA in 2002 approved its most generic form named ŒTramadol¹. And today numerous drug companies are manufacturing and supplying it worldwide. It¹s widely accepted as safe medication with minimum side effects. Tramadol is available with your doctor’s prescription only and not otherwise.