How Much Does Ultram (Tramadol) Cost On The Street?

Medically Reviewed by Johnelle Smith, M.D. on July 31, 2023

Tramadol is a strong, addictive prescription opioid that is commonly abused and purchased illegally. It typically costs anywhere between $1 and $5 per pill when purchased on the street.

How Much Does Tramadol (Ultram) Cost On The Street?

While there are other more popular prescription opioids that people buy and sell illegally, tramadol is still widely used and sold on the street.

The street cost of prescription drugs varies widely depending on location, ease of acquisition, supply and demand, and more.

How Much Does A Tablet Of Tramadol Cost?

Tramadol comes in 50 mg and 100 mg pills. While prices will vary, the range is typically between $1 and $5 depending on the strength.

Cost Of Tramadol Per Dosage

Available crowdsourced data does not give a reliable breakdown of the cost-per-mg of tramadol, since prices vary so much.

Tramadol Pharmacy Cost Vs Tramadol Street Prices

As with most prescription drugs, the cost of tramadol is significantly lower than its price on the street.

People with prescriptions can expect to pay an average retail price of around $24 for 30 tablets of 50 mg tramadol.

Cost Of Tramadol In The Pharmacy

Many online pharmacies have coupons or discounts. Some people can get 30 pills of 50 mg tramadol for as low as $3. This puts the cost of a single pill at around $0.10.

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Because these pharmacy prices cost less for people that buy in volume, it is cheaper to get pills in prescriptions of 180 pills than in 30 pill increments.

Why Tramadol Costs More On The Street

Tramadol is illegal to have without a prescription, so it costs more to buy the drug through a drug dealer.

The typical pharmacy cost of 180 tablets is $125 and as low as $12 with discounts. This equals around $0.07 per 50 mg pill.

The lowest street cost of a 50 mg dose is between 10 and 14 times more expensive than the cheapest pharmacy price options.

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