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Egypt Independent: ‘Chinese Tramadol’ goes viral on Egyptian market

“10 PM” talk show presented a report on the circulation of the Tramadol drug, made in China.
01.02.18 | Interesting article at Egypt Independent

“10 PM” talk show on Dream TV channel by host Wael al-Ebrashy, presented on Tuesday evening a report on the circulation of the Tramadol drug, made in China, on the Egyptian market and its side effects on addicts.
A former Tramadol addict said in the report that he used to take four Chinese Tramadol pills daily to gain energy. Another one said that he turned from an addict to a trader of Tramadol, after he failed at the beginning to afford for its price.
The report referred to the testimonies of drug addicts who started their addiction by taking only one pill a day until they had to take one a half strips of the drug a day. One of them said that he had been poisoned three times by Chinese Tramadol and suffered from its side effects including cramps and colic.