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Can u take tramadol indefinitely? I take 75-100mg daily for 5 yrs now& never built tolerance. Helps w/energy + makes me happy. What r longterm negativ

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Addictive and other : You did not mention a pain problem for taking the tramadol. If it is giving you energy and making you happy, then there is some reason to be concerned that it may be being misused. Some long term negative effects are liver damage, addiction, dependence, constipation, respiratory suppression, and others.
Answered on May 19, 2013

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