Your Medicare Advantage plan comparison is just one step away!

Cartoon laptop


Compare Medicare Advantage plans and benefits in your local area.

Compare plans
Cartoon mobile phone with speech bubble.

On the phone

Our licensed insurance agents can help you compare plans and keep your current doctor.

TTY 711

Prescription Drug Coverage

Tramadol (Ultram) Medicare Coverage

You may be able to find Medicare plan options in your area that cover Tramadol or Ultram. Learn more about Tramadol and find Medicare Advantage plans in your area that cover prescription drugs.
Chemical name: Tramadol

Brand name: Ultram

Typical dosage: 50mg

Typical type: Tablet1

Tramadol is a medication typically used to manage pain. Tramadol is available as a brand name or as a generic and comes as an oral capsule or oral tablet.

Tramadol is a medication used to treat pain. Tramadol is a schedule IV opioid pain medication, due to its potential for misuse and abuse. The brand name equivalent of Tramadol is Ultram.

Tramadol binds to specific receptors in the brain to help relieve pain. Tramadol is taken multiple times per day as needed, and the dose depends on your level of pain.

The major side effects of Tramadol include constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, upset stomach, insomnia and fatigue.

Find a $0 premium Medicare Advantage plan today.

Speak with a licensed insurance agent


Does Medicare cover Tramadol or Ultram?

Yes! 100% of Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Part D plans cover Tramadol.1

  • Medicare Advantage plans that offer prescription drug coverage are called Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans (MA-PD). Most Medicare Advantage beneficiaries (88 percent) are enrolled in MA-PDs.2

  • Medicare prescription drugs plans each have their own formulary, or drug list, that details what prescription drugs are covered by the plan and how they are covered.

Drug coverage may vary based on plan availability. You may be able to find Medicare Advantage plan options in your area that cover Tramadol.

Find Medicare Advantage plans with drug coverage

Compare Plans

Or call TTY Users: 711 24/7 to speak with a licensed insurance agent.


You can also compare Part D prescription drug plans available where you live and enroll in a Medicare prescription drug plan online when you visit

Average costs for Tramadol with Medicare drug coverage1

Your copay and deductible costs for any prescription drug can vary depending on what coverage stage you’re in.

Deductible stage Typical copay stage
Your deductible is the amount of money you must spend on covered drugs before your Medicare drug coverage starts paying its share of costs.

In the deductible stage, you’re responsible for the full cost of your prescription drugs.

Some Medicare prescription drug plans have a $0 deductible. Medicare drug plans cannot have a deductible more than $480 in 2022.
After you meet your Part D deductible, you enter the initial coverage period.

During this phase (the typical copay stage), you pay a copayment (flat fee) or coinsurance (percentage) for your covered medications.
$4 – $50 Free – $47

Additional information

Tramadol can be taken with or without food. If you get an upset stomach after taking this medication, you can try taking it with food. Do not combine this pain medicine with any other pain medicines, even those you can buy over the counter.

Taking too much Tramadol can cause an overdose. Always take your pain medicine only as directed. Keep this drug out of the reach of children. If you take too much by accident, get emergency help right away.

Use of these medications with benzodiazepine medications or alcohol may increase the risk of life-threatening breathing problems.



This article is for informational purposes only. It is not healthcare advice, treatment, or diagnosis. It is not an endorsement of or recommendation for this medication. Speak to your doctor or healthcare provider about your specific healthcare needs, including your prescription medications. Only take medication as directed by your doctor.

Coverage and costs of prescription medications will vary by Medicare plan. Not all plans are available in all areas.


Written by Hayden Gharibyar, Pharm.D.