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Can you take something else with tramadol for back pain

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Prescribed?: Tramadol is a pain medication that can be used to treat back pain. If it is prescribed by a physician, they have evaluated your need for it and it ca ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Good medicine for moderate pain I use Soma (carisoprodol) as well before nar cotics.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Tramadol is fine: Tramadol is a great option. I would add a muscle relaxer as well, anything other than soma, (carisoprodol) which is nothing more than a tranquilizer.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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One can: Tramadol is a pain medication. It does not treat the cause. It is a synthetic and is not felt to be addicting. It should not be used long term until/u ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Detox: See an addiction specialist and/or psychiatrist to start detox treatment. Good for you for realizing this; time to do something about it.
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Addiction: Tramadol: You are right. This medication is now recognized as significantly addictive. You should begin with the physician who prescribed this for you. If they ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Tramadol addiction: Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. It is an synthetic opioid medication. It has the same potential addiction like other opiate. You would n ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Caution advised: The combination of those two medications may increase the risk of seizures. Be sure that the doctor who is prescribing the medications is aware that y ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: The usual dose is one to two tablets at a time. Be careful though. Pain pills are designed to make the pain tolerable. They rarely relieve the pain co ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
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Medical review: it's difficult to tell as I don't know your other medications you are on and if you have other medical conditions as stomach, kidney or liver disease. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kelenne Tuitt
9 years experience Family Medicine
Tramadol: Tramadol can be taken several ways. You can take 1 tab every 4-6 hrs or you can take 2 tabs at once to see if it will help your pain. I would try your ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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NSAIDs: You should take naproxen 500 mg twice a day with flexeril 10mg up to three times a day. Adding narcotics is for severe pain only. Depending upon the ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: The question is are you changing the physicians medication orders? It is OK to use these meds together but you are doing it at your own risk. I can't ... Read More
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