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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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