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Are there any long-term side effects to taking Ultram every day?

Are there any long-term side effects to taking Ultram every day?

Ultram: Taking ultram over a long time should cause no problems but you have to be careful for interactions with other medications. Certain medications can cause your serotonin levels to rise too high which in turn can cause problems. Excessive amounts of ultram over long time is not good for you and can be addictive including the problems I mentioned with other medications. Careful! ...Read more

Tramadol (Definition)

A synthetic analgesic for treatment of ...Read more


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How long after taking a lortab can I take an ultram?

How long after taking a lortab can I take an ultram?

4 hours: Both are analgesics with similar adverse effects. I would suggest waiting 4 hours. ...Read more

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How long does Ultram last for pain? Vicodin is stronger but doesn't seem to work as well or last as long. Is Ultram safer

How long does Ultram last for pain? Vicodin is stronger but doesn't seem to work as well or last as long. Is Ultram safer

6-8 hours.: Half of the medicine is gone from your body in 6-8 hours. Medication is generally prescribed every 6 hours. Vicodin is stronger and half of the medication is gone in 3-5 hours. Historically tramadol has been considered safer. There is some controversy right now on it's safety, but it has been out for 15 years already. In general 325 or less acetaminophen on hydrocodone tabs are preferable. ...Read more

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I'm addicted to Ultram ER 100mg 3x day, crushed. What are the long term health effects of Ultram overuse? I've been on for 4 years and am very healthy

I'm addicted to Ultram ER 100mg 3x day, crushed. What are the long term health effects of Ultram overuse? I've been on for 4 years and am very healthy

Addicted to Ultram?: Ultram is not a dea classified medication by the dea and should be categorized as a class IV or iii. The false sense of euphoria can be detrimental to the choices one makes in life. See your doctor or an addiction medicine specialist to get help with detoxification. ...Read more

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Would it be ok to take ultram for arthritis in my lower back for a long period? It seems to get me through my day with 2 50mg tabs

Would it be ok to take ultram for arthritis in my lower back for a long period? It seems to get me through my day with 2 50mg tabs

Be checked: I would certainly be thoroughly evaluated and obtain a specific diagnosis. It is only then that you can fully know your treatment options. It may be that taking ultramay be the best option, or that you may have better alternatives. It really comes down to knowing the cause of your problem and then your options. ...Read more

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How long to wait after taking hydrocodone before I start ultram, given for uti with ic. Had Hydro left from last infection & took til was seen.

How long to wait after taking hydrocodone before I start ultram, given for uti with ic. Had Hydro left from last infection & took til was seen.

Don't take...: Don't take hydrocodone to treat the pain of a UTI and IC. Hydrocodone and ultram are different drugs, but together may worsen the associated euphoria. To be safe, just wait 4 hours for the hydrocodone to wear off. Make sure you follow-up with your physician if the pain worsens and the UTI symptoms do not subside. ...Read more

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Could prolonged use of vikodin Ultram skelaxin and aleeve cause profuse sweating my husband has chronic pain and arthritis and has been taking these meds for 3-5 years. He is having episodes of sweating even at rest- could this be a sign of other symptom

Could prolonged use of vikodin Ultram skelaxin and aleeve cause profuse sweating my husband has chronic pain and arthritis and has been taking these meds for 3-5 years.  He is having episodes of sweating even at rest- could this be a sign of other symptom

Yes: Opioids in particular (but not Naproxen or skelaxin) can cause increased sweating as a side effect. In addition, if a person is taking a significant enough dose for long enough, and then reduces or stops the opiate, sweating becomes even more intense as a sign of withdrawal. If the sweating is mostly at night, there is concern forunderlying infection. He needs to discuss with his doctor. ...Read more

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Is Ultram effective?

For pain?: If you mean for pain, it can be effective. Be careful with this medication, as it can be addictive. ...Read more

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What drugs are like ultram/tramodol?

Not sure of question: I'm not clear on what you're seeking — a non-narcotic pain reliever or specifically one in the class w/tramadol. Tramadol is pretty much unique in the way it affects brain's pain receptors w/out all the side-effects of opiates. Other less addictive pain meds are NSAIDs, anti-depressants, nerve stabilizers like Lyrica (pregabalin) or Neurontin, etc. If you need to change meds, talk w/ your doctor before doing so. ...Read more

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To many tramodol should I ask for ultram?

Same Med: Ultram is the trade name for tramadol (generic name). I would not ask for medications anyway. Discuss your issues with you doc and then the two of you can decide what is best for you. ...Read more

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Why does tramadol (ultram) put me in a good mood?

Why does tramadol (ultram) put me in a good mood?

Tramadol: Although Tramadol is touted as a pain medication — it is the metabolite that has the opioid effect. The Tramadol molecule has a serotonin effect and thesis why you feel good mood wise. ...Read more

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What occurs if a healthy 160lb adult male consumed 400mg Ultram orally?

What occurs if a healthy 160lb adult male consumed 400mg Ultram orally?

Pain relief: 400mg of tramadol is the maximum daily dose. What could happen? Many things including relief of pain and the possibility of adverse effects. ...Read more

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Insurance may require switch from 50mg Ultram (2-3x a day) to 100mg extended-release ultram. Anything I should know?

Insurance may require switch from 50mg Ultram (2-3x a day) to 100mg extended-release ultram. Anything I should know?

Should be similar...: Regular ultram and extended-release ultram have similar effects, if dosed properly. Some fine-tuning of the dosing may be needed if switching from one to the other. Regular ultram had gone generic, so there should not be a problem with insurance coverage. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has become dependent on ultram. How serious is this. He takes up to 6 pills 50mg each a day if not more. Help please. What can I do?

See a pain MD: Dependence on pain medication is a serious issue. Dedicated detoxification is often needed and often medications can be used to reduce side effects during withdrawal from such medication. A pain specialist in your area can help. ...Read more

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Diclofenac 75mg is this like ultram?

No: Diclofenac is an anti-inflammatory med and ultram is a narcotic pain reliever. ...Read more

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Could Ultram ease hydrocodone withdrawals?

Could Ultram ease hydrocodone withdrawals?

Probably not: Please see a qualified health professional for help with safe opiate withdrawal. ...Read more

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Does Ultram help with headaches?

Sometimes: Tramadol (ultram) is often used for mild-moderate pain. The occasional use of this medication is reasonable. There is an addiction risk with chronic use. ...Read more

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Side effects of tremadol /ultram?

Usually mild: Tramadol may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: Dizziness, weakness, sleepiness, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, headache, nervousness, agitation, uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body, muscle tightness, changes in mood, drowsiness, heartburn or indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation & itching. ...Read more

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How can Ultram mimic a mild codeine?

Receptor action: In "mimick" if you are referring to the pain relieving qualities, ultram is thought to have some effect at the same body receptor (mu receptor) as opioids do. Always discuss questions such as these with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can Ultram help when stopping your methadone?

Depends: The best way to stop Methadone is a slow taper. Depending on starting dose this could take weeks/months. If stopping low dose Methadone (10-20 mg per day) then tramadol 50-100 mg every 6-8 hours might alleviate some withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more

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Are there Ultram side effects or problems with baby?

Are there Ultram side effects or problems with baby?

See below: I assume you are asking if ultram is safe to be taken while pregnant. Yes it is. Do not however take it unless your OB ok's it first. ...Read more

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Is it safe to add a 500 mg. Tylenoj to 50mg. Of ultram?

Yes: No interaction there and both will work synergistically to target multiple pain mechanisms. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking tramadol (ultram) for bursitis?

What are the effects of taking tramadol (ultram) for bursitis?

Anti-infflammatory : Tramadol is a pain killer also anti-inflammatory medication, the benefit it kill the pain and reduce the swelling. Long-term use of high doses of tramadol may be associated with physical dependence and a withdrawal syndrome. ...Read more

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I have been on tramadol XL 75mg, Ultram 50mg with a lot of side effects?

Both cuse side effec: They both cause side effects. Better to find out the cause of the pain and resolve it than taking medications to mask the symptoms and make you sick.

Need to see proper doctor to find cause of the pain and stop treating only symptoms. ...Read more