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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Addicted To Tramadol

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How much time does it take to get addicted to tramadol?

How much time does it take to 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

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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

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How do I get tramadol prescribed?

How do I get tramadol prescribed?

Tramadol: Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. It is an synthetic opioid medication. It is effective for pain. Please see your doctor to discuss your need. ...Read more

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I need to know what is the best way to get off tramadol?

I need to know what is the best way to get off tramadol?

Seek help.: How long have you been on tramadol, what dosages and for what ailment? Are you now well so as not to need the medication any longer? These are questions that need answers first and a good place to start would be making an appointment with your pcp first. Be well. ...Read more

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How long does it take tramadol 50mg to get out of your system?

How long does it take tramadol 50mg to get out of your system?

DRUG QUESTION: The duration of action of Tramadol is 6 hours; but the active chemical & metabolites can remain in the body for up to 4 days; sometimes longer. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is tramadol pain meds? Where can I get it?

Tramadol/Ultram: Tramadol is a pain medication also known as ultram. It is a prescription strength medication; it is considered a non-opiate medication but works similarly to opiate medications. It requires a prescription from a physician. ...Read more

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Will butran patches help me get off Tramadol easier aswell as help my pain?

Will butran patches help me get off Tramadol easier aswell as help my pain?

Complicated: ultram aren't really true narcotics, they have another mechanism of action, stimulate serotonin receptors, butrans doesn't. may help to go on an antidepressant for pain such as pamelor (nortriptyline) along with it to assure addressing all of ultrams actions ...Read more

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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

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How can I get over tramadol induced anxiety?

How can I get over tramadol induced anxiety?

Stop tramadol: Anxiety is not a common side effect of tramadol, but if you are convinced it is the cause then you might consider switching to a different medicine. In my experience tramadol is not the most effective pain medicine. Treatment depends on what type of pain you have. ...Read more

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I'm struggling with tramadol addiction. How do I get off of it?

See below: You need to doctor wko knows opioid detox. Clonidine/baclofen/zofran/ trazodone +/- Suboxone will all be helpful. Sedatives may help too. ...Read more

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I take tramadol for back pain I may be addicted what should I do?

I take tramadol for back pain I may be addicted what should I do?

Detox: See an addiction specialist and/or psychiatrist to start detox treatment. Good for you for realizing this; time to do something about it. ...Read more

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I have been on tramadol XL 75mg, Ultram 50mg with a lot of side effects. How do I get over this?

I have been on tramadol XL 75mg, Ultram 50mg with a lot of side effects. How do I get over this?

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

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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

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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?

Yes: 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

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How long does it take to get off tramadol withdrawal symptoms?

How long does it take to get off tramadol withdrawal symptoms?

Depends: Withdrawal symptoms from opioids or opioid like medications are usually flu like. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, chills. These are temporary but can be unpleasant but rarely deadly. Seek medical care if the symptoms are not manageable. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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.

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.

Other side effects: Tramadol can be addictive. The other side effect with tramadol is that it lowers your seizure threshold. This drug may not be the right one for you as it may be causing agitation which could lead to seizures. Please consult with your pcp. ...Read more

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Will my ears stop ringing when I get off tramadol, or are they not related?

Will my ears stop ringing when I get off tramadol, or are they not related?

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

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Can I get prescription for Tramadol because I have a premature ejaculation issues?

Can I get prescription for Tramadol because I have a premature ejaculation issues?

Tramadol for: Premature ejaculation? I think not. Why risk having a seizure from this medication. ...Read more

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Could my doctor make me bring in my pain meds to get another script from tramadol?

Yes: Tramadol has weak opiate properties and thus subject to abuse. Therefore, it is a common practice in some medical practices to do a 'ill count'before a new prescription is issued. ...Read more

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Ok so I'm on tramadol and a muscle relaxer, I get a boner but can't finish during sex. Help?

See details: Stop the meds especially the muscle relaxant and see if that helps. If not, speak your with doctor. ...Read more

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Question about side effects of tramadol; do women get any urination problems or only the men?

Question about side effects of tramadol; do women get any urination problems or only the men?

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

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So its day 21 off tramadol starting to feel better after withdrawal, im on matazapine for depression, will I get better everyday?

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

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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