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Can you mix tramadol with Imitrex (sumatriptan) or motrin?

Can you mix tramadol with Imitrex (sumatriptan) or motrin?

Motrin &Tramadol OK: But Tramadol and Imitrex (sumatriptan) mix is not recommended due to the potential serotonin syndrome. Always talk to your doctor before taking any new medicine. ...Read more

Dr. Jennifer White
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Sumatriptan (Definition)

Sumatriptan is a synthetic drug belonging to the triptan class, used for the treatment of migraine headaches. Structurally, it is an analog of the naturally occurring neuro-active alkaloids dimethyltryptamine (dmt), bufotenine, and 5-methoxy-dimethyltryptamine, with an n-methyl sulfonamidomethyl- group at position c-5 ...Read more


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Can you tell me if I could give my 11 yr old tramadol with Imitrex (sumatriptan) for migraine?

Can you tell me if I could give my 11 yr old tramadol with Imitrex (sumatriptan) for migraine?

IMITREX (sumatriptan): Triptans are migraine specific so you give the medication (confirm the dose with your pediatrics). You can combine this with nsaids like ibuprofen, Naproxen etc, opiates in general does not help migraine, and sometimes Imitrex (sumatriptan) itself is helpful. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to give my 11 yr old tramadol with Imitrex (sumatriptan) for migraine?

Is it safe for me to give my 11 yr old tramadol with Imitrex (sumatriptan) for migraine?

Bad idea: Migraine is the most common acute and recurrent headache in children. Stress caused by school or social situations may trigger the episode. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, heartburn sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain are common symptoms. This condition must be professionally managed!!! ...Read more

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I currently was prescribed imitex for chronic headaches and tramadol. My question is it safe to take while trying to concieve?

I currently was prescribed imitex for chronic headaches and tramadol. My question is it safe to take while trying to concieve?

NOPE: Problem with especially the imitrex, (sumatriptan) as, if you get pregnant, have headache and you use, the baby could miscarry. In other words, bad stuff for pregnant women. Tramadol may have risks of fetal malformation, and perhaps a different pain med may be selected. ...Read more

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I took imitrex (sumatriptan) for migraine-my internist told me today it was OK for me. I have nsaid sulfa ultram allergies with severe reactions seizure, Stevens Joh?

I took imitrex (sumatriptan) for migraine-my internist told me today it was OK for me. I have nsaid sulfa ultram allergies with severe reactions seizure, Stevens Joh?

Imitrex (sumatriptan) and Sulfa: Hello. Your doc wouldn't prescribe this if they they had grave concerns. It is interesting how medis, which contain sulfa are tolerated by patients with sulfa allergies. Example Can't take sulfa based antibiotic but can take Celebrex (celecoxib) (sulfa based) without any issues. A "few molecules" separates each sulfa family (class) so the cross-reactivity between sulfa classes is is lower than expected. ...Read more

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Why is tramadol addicting?

Why is tramadol addicting?

ONLY FOR SOME: Nearly anything that stimulates the 'pleasure center' in the brain can be addicting. Not everyone has the same effects from using tramadol, but those who get a 'high' or 'rush' are at high risk of addiction. ...Read more

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Is tramadol good for pain?

Is tramadol good for pain?

Good analgesic: Tramadol is one of the only non-narcotic pain "killers" on the market. It is good for mild to moderate pain but is fairly short acting, clinically providing pain reduction for 2-4 hours, on average. It comes in an er (extended release) form for patients with chronic daily pain. Ask your doctor for advise if this agent is right for you. ...Read more

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Is it illegal to possess tramadol?

Is it illegal to possess tramadol?

It is not an: Illicit substance. However, it should be prescribed for the user. It will be classified as a Schedule IV substance in the US effective on 18 August 2014. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: tramadol?

Synthetic narcotic: It has muscle relaxant property. It is a weak narcotic and should not be taken with other strong narcotic. ...Read more

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Please tell me what ingredients are in tramadol?

Tramadol: The ingredient in tramadol is tramadol hydrochloride. ...Read more

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Is tramadol addictive?

Is tramadol addictive?

It is possible: Tramadol can be addictive for some people. ...Read more

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Can you miscarry using tramadol?

Can you miscarry using tramadol?

Probably not: Tramadol is a type of synthetic narcotic pain medication. I don't believe that it causes or is related to miscarriages. ...Read more

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Is tramadol stronger then vicodine

Is tramadol stronger then vicodine

About same: Tramadol 50 mg and vicodin 5/325 are comparable. Everyone has a little different response to meds, especially when it comes to pin relievers. ...Read more

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Is tramadol called anything else?

Yes. Ultram, ryzolt: Ultram is the original brand name of tramadol. There are longer acting formulations such as ryzolt. ...Read more

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What is arrow-tramadol 50mg used for?

What is arrow-tramadol 50mg used for?

Arrow Tramadol: Is a unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to 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. Arrow is the name of the manufacture. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawl symptoms of tramadol?

See your doctor: Anxiety, flu-like symptoms, nightmares and GI problems. Just to name a few. However, the severity of the withdrawal symptoms depends on: length taking the drug, dosage, and the way the patient's body and brain respond. See your doctor who has more knowledge to help. ...Read more

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Is tramadol a narcotic?

Is tramadol a narcotic?

As others said,: Tramadol is a synthetic narcotic. As a neurologist I try avoiding it when possible due to its risk vs. Benefits when it comes to ACTUAL pain relief scores for conditions such as radiculopathy, neuropathy, & headaches vs. # of significant side effects such as seizures and conversion of pain into chronic form due to quick tolerance of the body and risk of medication overuse syndrome. ...Read more

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How to wean off tramadol?

Use half q 2 days: Tramadol has a medium half life. If you reduce the amount you're taking by half every 2 days, you should be able to stop after about a week. ...Read more

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Why does tramadol cause nausea?

Why does tramadol cause nausea?

Why may be too hard: It is a common side effect. The reasons might require pages of biochemistry and not really help. If the pain need is extreme, it's a price worth paying. If not, there are less strong or non-med methods including toleration. If the use is for non-pain, again - consider the true need. Consider therapy to help eval your best choices. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam similar to tramadol?

Is meloxicam similar to tramadol?

NO: Meloxicm is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory
tramadol is more related to opiates but has some ssri characteristics (similar to the mechanism of modern antidepressants. ...Read more

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Is the drug tramadol HCl a opiod?

Tramadol: Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. It is an synthetic opioid medication. However, it is not considered a narcotic or a controlled substance by the United States drug enforcement administration. ...Read more

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Can I take tramadol for back pain?

Can I take tramadol for back pain?

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 can be taken as prescribed. If it is a medication from someone else, then you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Will 50mg tramadol make me sleepy?

Will 50mg tramadol make me sleepy?

Prescribed by doctor: Well, if it's been prescribed there's only one way to find out? Down the hatch! Nobody can tell anybody else whether a drug will make them sleepy or not if they've never tried it yet. In some people opposite effects occur from what we expect. The only way to know for sure is to follow your doctor's instruction OR if that's a concern of yours talk it over with them. Maybe there's a better choice? ...Read more

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Can tramadol cause rapid heartbeat?

Can tramadol cause rapid heartbeat?

Tramadol/heartbeat: Tramadol can cause rapid and irregular heart beats. ...Read more

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Can there be tramadol withdrawal's?

Yes there can be. ..: Withdrawal symptoms after discontinuing use of tramadol. Although some refer to it as non-narcotic because of its chemical structure, tramadol is a narcotic due to its effect on the brain and nervous system. It should only be taken in small amounts, only when absolutely necessary and not when driving. ...Read more

Imitrex (Definition)

Sumatriptan is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more


Tramadol (Definition)

A synthetic analgesic for treatment of ...Read more