When does a drug work faster when you take it when you are full or when you are hungry? What about tramadol?

It depends. All drugs are absorbed differently into the body. Some work better if taken with food, some work best when taken on an empty stomach, and others work well either way. Tramadol can be expected to work within an hour of being taken, with or without meals.
Read on ! Most drugs work faster when taken on an empty stomach Some medicines (such as those for Parkinsons disease ) should be taken this way but most drugs are taken after food to minimize gastric side effects.