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How Long For Ultram To Be Undetectable
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
4 hours: Both are analgesics with similar adverse effects. I would suggest waiting 4 hours. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Moderate pain: It is used to treat moderate pain coming from many places in the body. ...Read more
Insurance may require switch from 50mg Ultram (2-3x a day) to 100mg extended-release ultram. Anything I should know?
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?
I have extreme men. Pain every month, & bicontrol makes it worse, I can't take ultram, it makes me loopy, soi'm takin 8 ibpr every2 hrs. All sug. Welco?
Too Much IBP: Taking 8 ibp can damage your kidneys & your stomach... You need to see your doctor to evaluate, diagnose & treat your condition. ...Read more
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
Yes: No interaction there and both will work synergistically to target multiple pain mechanisms. ...Read more
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