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Can a obgyn prescribe for tramadol or narcotics?

Can a obgyn prescribe for tramadol or narcotics?

Yes: Any licensed physician my prescribe controlled substances if they have a dea license. ...Read more

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Obstetrics And Gynecology (Definition)

Obstetricians deal with pregnancy and helping women to have a healthy baby. Gynecology deals with women's reproduction health, so gynecologists treat reproductive health problems like irregular periods, vaginitis, abnormal pap tests. Gynecologists also help women to maintain or achieve overall health--and so address issues of ...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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Is tramadol a weaker pain reliever than morphine? And is tramadol a narcotic-like drug?

Is tramadol a weaker pain reliever than morphine? And is tramadol a narcotic-like drug?

Tramadol: Also named ultram, is similar to narcotic analgesics but weaker than morphine as far as its opioid receptors actions. ...Read more

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Can HGH be used to treat chronic pain? I am currently on Celebrex (celecoxib) and Tramadol for my pain and refused to use heavy narcotics

Can HGH be used to treat chronic pain? I am currently on Celebrex (celecoxib) and Tramadol for my pain and refused to use heavy narcotics

Perhaps: Studies have suggested that HGH may improve the symptoms of fibromyalgia. It is not an approved treatment yet. You may check if there are any clinical trials using HGH being done in you area.

http://www. Centerwatch. Com/clinical-trials/listings/condition/218/fibromyalgia ...Read more

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From last q.Bout tramadol. Rather not take narcotic pain med. Wat else cantake for badpain stone in bileduct. I hate morphie an goin 2 er. Need help! Plz?

From last q.Bout tramadol. Rather not take narcotic pain med. Wat else cantake for badpain stone in bileduct. I hate morphie an goin 2 er. Need help! Plz?

Biliary colic pain: I imaging diagnosis done by ultrasound before. If the pain is not getting better with ibuprofen, tylenol (acetaminophen) or tramadol, you possibly having an acute attack of cholecystitis due to your chronic cholelithiasis. Do you have any fever, chills, nausea? If the pain is worse than before see a doctor asap or go to er. ...Read more

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Is it bad that 50 mg of tramadol doesn't help my severe pelvic pain from PID? Should I go back to my obgyn monday? Taking doxicylcine twice daily.

Is it bad that 50 mg of tramadol doesn't help my severe pelvic pain from PID? Should I go back to my obgyn monday? Taking doxicylcine twice daily.

Not necessarily bad: But pain should be gradually improving with time. If that is not happening see your doc. 50 mg may be too small a dose. Unless one has contraindications, tramadol may be increased to 100 mg at a time. ...Read more

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I am on 50 mg tramadol and 300 mg Neurontin (gabapentin) for bilateral ulnar nerve compression. And am still in pain. Is there a better medicine? (no narcotics)

Ulnar neuropathy: Actually the dose of Gabapentin you are taking is low. We routinely start low to prevent side effects then titrate slowly to higher doses. Target doses for my patients can go into the 3000 mg per day range. If this fails then other meds lyrica, (pregabalin) Cymbalta are worth trying. Also may be worth having an ulnar injection to reduce nerve irritation. ...Read more

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I recently was prescribed tramadol for dental pain and my pharmacist told me that its a class 4 control substance. I thought it was a non-narcotic. Which is true?

I recently was prescribed tramadol for dental pain and my pharmacist told me that its a class 4 control substance. I thought it was a non-narcotic. Which is true?

Class IV some states: Tramadol is not a federally controlled substance but has been listed as a class IV controlled substance in some states. It does not have the same addictive potential as narcotic meds since it and its metabolite work as a centrally acting analgesic primarily on the mu-receptors. While a very effective analgesic, it's not recommended by the manufacturer as a substitute for the narcotic addict. ...Read more

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How does lyrica (pregabalin) work? Is it similiar to narcotic pain medicine? Or similiar to tramadol as norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake inhibitor?

How does lyrica (pregabalin) work? Is it similiar to narcotic pain medicine? Or similiar to tramadol as norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake inhibitor?

Lyrica (pregabalin): Dear pika89800
lyrica enhances GABA in the brain and suppresses pain at a cortical level, pain has 3 main levels, local, spinal and brain (cortex), it is non narcotic, it is an antiseizure medication and can sometimes help both pain and anxiety
the answer is purely for educational purposes, please contact your md. ...Read more

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I have osteoporosis. My dr. Prescribed Nortrptaline and Tramadol as I did not want narcotic pain meds. I've been experiencing rigidity, terrible headache and severe pain. I had already been on Effexor and another antidepressant. She told me these sympt

I have osteoporosis. My dr. Prescribed Nortrptaline and Tramadol as I did not want narcotic pain meds. I've been experiencing rigidity, terrible headache and severe pain. I had already been on Effexor and another antidepressant. She told me these sympt

Concerned: Mixing several types of antidepressants with TCA (nortriptalime) has potential for some serous side effects. If pain and headache started soon after you took new medicine I would stop it and see a doctor or ER. Make sure to bring all of your meds so they can check for interactions. ...Read more

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Is Ultram pain medicatin a type of narcotic?

Ultram, or tramadol: Works on the same receptors, the mu receptors, but is not a true narcotic. It is considered a narcotic-like pain medication. It can be extremely helpful treating pain and does not have the same abuse potential as narcotics. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I was prescribed tramodal today from my doctor. I was asked to fill out a narcotic awareness form. I thought it was not a narcotic. Am I wrong?

Tramadol is not: A narcotic by pharmacology. However it has addictive qualities similar to narcotics which can be exploited by those who are prone to addiction. That is the reason why you need to be careful with taking it especially if you have a long term or chronic condition requiring pain control. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I am prescribed Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) for my chronic pain. I take 3 tablets per day. Since, this medication is not a narcotic, will it cause me constipation?

Possibly: Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is a combination of a narcotic and acetaminophen (Tylenol). It may or may not cause you to develop constipation and if you do you will deal with it. Every time a doc prescribes a course of therapy there a risk/benefit or on the one hand but on the other hand argument. You as the patient have to decide if the pain relief out ways the constipation if you develop it. ...Read more

Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more


Tramadol (Definition)

A synthetic analgesic for treatment of ...Read more