Not Medical Advice: Each person reacts differently to medicines, anecdotal sources say that the usual starting dose of Tramadol which is 50 mg, is roughly equipotent to the usual starting dose of Vicodin which is 5 mg hydrocodone – so anecdotally speaking it would take two.
Tramadol is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. Its extended-release tablets and capsules are only used by people who are expected to need medication to relieve pain around-the-clock.
Tip! Whether your pain has just come on or you’ve lived with it for years, there are still steps that can bring you relief. Check out some tried-and-tested ways to ease pain at NHS.