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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
One can: Tramadol is a pain medication. It does not treat the cause. It is a synthetic and is not felt to be addicting. It should not be used long term until/unless all "fixable" causes have been excluded. There are also other types of medications for chronic pain that are not specifically pain pills. ...Read more
My doctor gave me 50mg of tramadol for back pain i took one two hours ago an it's not relieving the pain can I take a second one an be ok?
Can something happen to the baby inside if I take the tramadols cause I take them for back pain but I don't know what can happend to my unborn baby?
Category C drug: As a category c drug, animal studies show some adverse effect on the fetus but not enough human studies have been done to verify its level of safety or classify as more worrisome. There are meds that have a b classification & you should discuss your concerns with your obg to see if another plan would be better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take 2x 50mg tramadol? I was prescribed 50mg tramadol every 6 hours for back pain but taking 1 has had no effect on the pain.
Medical review: it's difficult to tell as I don't know your other medications you are on and if you have other medical conditions as stomach, kidney or liver disease. Treatment of pain usually start by using paracetamol then a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug as diclofenac or ibuprofen (provided you don't have contraindications) so I would recommend checking with your doctor ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have back pain and prescribed 1 50 mg tramadol before bed, but it doesn't put a dent in the pain. Can I take them every so many hours at nite?
Tramadol: Tramadol can be taken several ways. You can take 1 tab every 4-6 hrs or you can take 2 tabs at once to see if it will help your pain. I would try your best not to over use the medication as you will run out too soon and your physician may not give you a refill. Please talk to your perscribing physican so that they are aware that your pain is not well controlled with your current prescription. ...Read more
Drug interaction: It is not recommended to mix tramadol with antidepressants such as Amitriptyline due to increased risk of developing serotonin syndrome which can be a life threatening conditions. Please talk to your doctor before taking these medications together. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take 25mg of Tramadol when my lower back pain flares up? I usually take 25mg daily, 3-4 days weekly.
Safe under MD care: The dose of Tramadol you are taking is low.and should be all right. You should not take alcohol on days you take this medication nor should you take more than 4 Tylenol (Acetaminophen) in the same day.If your back symptoms worsen and you should need an increasing amount of medication should prompt you to be sure the cause of the pain is confirmed.if disc related a back steroid injection may help. ...Read more
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