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Can You Get Addicted To Tramadol
Wrong term: No drug "causes" ADDICTION. Addiction requires the active participation of the person. What you really mean is physical dependency, which is NOT the same thing as addiction. Babies don't get "addicted" to things their mothers are taken, despite what sloppy reporters/editors say in newspapers or on TV/radio. If you take 50-100 mg of Tramadol twice a day for several weeks, you get mild dependence. ...Read more
Hello, my problem is that after taking the painkiller tramadol for several month I got addicted to it and I wanna get rid of it again. The drug was re?
Tramadol: This is a very common problem with tramadol. I don't know why it's not regulated as it has a narcotic. It hits the same opiate receptors that opiates do. Your question trails off I don't know what your question is actually. Some substitute or opiate blocker such as Suboxone is an alternative. ...Read more
Well am a tramadol addict for 2 years. I want to stop it but the problem that I can not work or activate with people as I used to be and the pain?
Buprenorphine helps: Buprenorphine (suboxone) is used as a medication for detoxification and/or maintenance for opiate addiction. It works by binding to the opiate receptors, providing partial stimulation to these receptors, but not causing a high, and also provides mild pain relief. Mutual support helps; consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. ...Read more
Can you tell me how one get off 12-15 tramadol pills per day. I tried going cold turkey twice and almost didn't make it. I?
Weaning off tramadol: Tramadol s 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. The best way to stop using tramadol is gradually to taper off by 10% daily. The drug is a lot more complicated than many experts first believed and professional help may be needed. Take care. ...Read more
Why are you on them?: If for a problem that has been around for a while, and will not be ending soon, consider a long acting medicine. It will also be easier to get off the long acting medicine. ...Read more
Can I take one dose of regular tramadol while titrating up on tramadol ER? So I get some pain relief.
Not without orders: NEVER adjust your own pain mediciation: consult your treating physician. ...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
Is there anything I can do on my own with out seeing a doctor for getting off tramadol? I may be addicted. ...
Your are right: Tramadol has opiate like properties & causes euphoric effects similar effects to other habit forming opiates. Recommend tapering as low as you can. See your dr. Who may prescribe Clonidine & other short-term medications for control of withdrawal symptoms. In more severe cases consultation with an addiction specialist & rapid Buprenorphine detox may be very beneficial. ...Read more
After taking tramadol I somtimes get deep pain in my lower right side of my chest and adominal pain is this normal?
My low back really hurts and I can't get to the chiro till tues. I'm taking diclofenac and tramadol 75, can I take cyclobanzapr 10 mg with those?
Possibly: Combining meds can sometimes be a problem. I would consult with your doctor to see if they approve. Adding ice packs to the treatment may also give you some temporary relief. ...Read more
Is tramadol addictive? I get extremely aggitated the day after I take it. Taking more alleviates the symptoms. None of my other pain meds do this.
Can you avoid hydrocodone withdrawls with tramadol? Or will I have bad wd after a week of tramadol? I have a toddler and can't get sick. Very scared
Possible: Although not common, tramadol has been associated with tinnitus which is ringing the ear. The incidence is less than 1% per report but there is no report whether tinnitus is irreversible. You can give it a try by stopping tramadol, the symptoms should subside in a week. If symptom persists, it might indicate other cause. ...Read more
Tramadol for: Premature ejaculation? I think not. Why risk having a seizure from this medication. ...Read more
Both: The drug can cause both and increase in urination as well as a difficulty urinating. These problems occur in both men and women. It is possible that the combination of tramadol and Valtrex (valacyclovir) (a medication taken for genital herpes) may increase the problem with urinary retention. ...Read more
So its day 21 off tramadol starting to feel better after withdrawal, im on matazapine for depression, will I get better everyday?
Tramadol withdrawal: Day 21 congratulations! The mental part will be the worst for you: sadness, depression, craving and anxiety. It can take some time before everything returns to normal, but everyone is different. You are almost there. Try getting an extra support form the AA meetings or from your doctor. Take care. ...Read more
Trying to stop tramadol but don't have enough to wean and can't get to doc, I am terrified because I've been there before, any advice?
Tramadol: If you have the ir and not the er, then you should be able to cut the pill in half and take that, also another way is to decrease the frequency of use during the day. This will clearly give you extra time - time enough to get to see the md. ...Read more
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