A 37-year-old male asked:
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why can't we take tramadol when we have sleep apnea induced asthma and a seizure disorder? what can happen if we take the max of 4 tramadol???????????

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Tramadol: Tramadol has severe side effects which can affect your breathing. The difficulty is compounded if you were to take 4 tablets. Considering your conditions of sleep apnea, asthma, and seizures your breathing would be further depressed and might lead to an early demise
Answered on Sep 9, 2014
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