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Yes.: That is a little much but not likely to hurt you. The maximum safe dosing is 2 every 6 hours. ...Read more
I have been having sinus pain and pressure and days where they are swollen. I also have chronic insomnia. Would a doc prescribe tramadol to treat both?
Yes: Be careful. Both can be sedating. It is however ok to take them together as there is no interaction other than sedation. Do not drive after doing so in order to allow you to monitor any additive sedation. ...Read more
For the last 5 years I had pain in my lower belly. It's worst in the morning. I use tramadol for the pain. I'm at the end of what I can bare.?
Abdominal pain: Is ur workup complete? Pain is a part of regardless of cause it is unlikely u will ever be pain free. ...Read more
I found a website that sells effective tramadol w/out prescription. Is this illegal? Why is it so easy to get away with? Why haven't they been caught?
It is illegal to buy prescription medication without a rx as well.
Be aware that lot of medication bought online are fake and may contain very harmful chemicals like rat poison and lead paint. ...Read more
Tramadol: Is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more
Pain management & me fractured clavicle and clav repair surgery tramadol works the best but I am worried about addiction...Is there a risk?
Tramadol: Tramadol is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. Tramadol is available in 50 mg tablets and a maximum dose of 400 mg per day. ...Read more
I only took it for 3 days, so how long will it stay in my system. Prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg. Also can I safely take my tramadol?
Prozac (fluoxetine): Prozac (fluoxetine)'s half life is up to 6-7 days but if you only took 3 doses, you didn't get much into you system. Trauma sol interacts with Prozac (fluoxetine) like drugs. It can increase the risk for the serotonin syndrome. If you are off Prozac (fluoxetine) 3 days you should be able to take tramadol. It is unlikely it would occur at your dose and duration ...Read more
Agree w/ Dr. White: To answer your question more concretely, tramadol and morphine can be taken together under the guidance of your pain physician but these two medications are rarely prescribed together. It really depends on your physican, your level of pain and what medications you have used in the past. I have seen patients start with tramadol but transition to morphine if their pain worsened or wasn't controlled. ...Read more
The reported prevalence of serotonin syndrome is unknown possibly because of underdiagnosis or misdiagnosis. However, it is a potentially life-threatening condition with symptoms that can appear from 30 minutes to 48 hours after a new serotonergic medication is taken. Any drug or combinations of drugs that induce an excess of 5-ht can cause serotonin syndrome.
Rec.: talk to your treating doctor. ...Read more
6-12 hours: It is relatively short acting drug. Yet it can make you sleepy and any other sleeping/sedating drug's effect can be enhanced upto several housr (6-12 hours). ...Read more
Tramadol subcutaneous, got a shot for sinus headache today, how long does it last? My head is hurting again bad, 4hrs later.
Depends: On how long you were taking it regularly. Up to a month for withdrawal to resolve. ...Read more
I had the worst headache of my life last night, so I took some cymbalta (duloxetine) and tramadol within 2 hours of each other, is there something I should do now?
Cephalagia: The worst headache could be a medical emergency. There are several possibilities. You don't say how it is now. I would consider urgent evaluation by your md or er. Neurological problems may be persistent. That kind of headache shouldn't be managed by self treatment unless you know precisely what is going on. Even then, get seen. ...Read more
My doctor gave me tramadol 50mg I'm suppose to take every 6 hrs would it be safe to take every 4 hrs instead! It seems to wear off then!
Pain and Medication: Nope. Never is one to increase the dose or frequency of a very addicting medication without the specific participation of the physician providing you care. If this pain approach is not working then you do not take more of it. ...Read more
Are there any dangerous interactions between neurontin, (gabapentin) tramadol, and amitriptyline?
Yes: Theoretically this combination may result in mental slowing and other related central nervous system effects. Again, in theory, concomitant use of Amitriptyline and teamadol may cause seizures and so-called serotoninergic syndrome. However, if you take the medications and have no side effects, no other actions but monitoring is required. ...Read more
Is combination of tramadol hydrochloride nd acetaminophen an effective nd safe medicine as pain killer in parkinson for an aged female for long term?
Talk to your doctor: 100mg is the max dose per single administration, however this dose is not a starting dose and you should never vary from the specific prescription given to you. Tramadol has contraindications with certain diseases (such as seizures) & medications (ssris) and should be discussed in detail with your prescribing physician. Talk to your personal doctor about proper usage before taking! ...Read more
Can I take tramadol while I'm 3 months pregnant? I am 3 months pregnant & I'm prescribed tramadol 50 mg. I was in a bad car accident 11 years ago & have titanium rods & screws. I've looked it up & have gotten mixed answers.
Call your OB: This is best answered by your OB team. ...Read more