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Tramadol (Overview)

A synthetic analgesic for treatment of mild to moderate pain.


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What is tramadol?

What is tramadol?

Tramadol: is 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. ...Read more

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Tramadol (Overview)

A synthetic analgesic for treatment of mild to moderate pain.


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I took 3 tramadols in less than 4 hours will i be ok?

I took 3 tramadols in less than 4 hours will i be ok?

Yes.: That is a little much but not likely to hurt you. The maximum safe dosing is 2 every 6 hours. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: tramadol?

Please describe the medication: tramadol?

Synthetic narcotic : It has muscle relaxant property. It is a weak narcotic and should not be taken with other strong narcotic. ...Read more

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I have been having sinus pain and pressure and days where they are swollen. I also have chronic insomnia. Would a doc prescribe tramadol to treat both?

I have been having sinus pain and pressure and days where they are swollen. I also have chronic insomnia. Would a doc prescribe tramadol to treat both?

Treat the cause: Tramadol is a pain med, and does not treat the cause, you need an evaluation for what's causing all this and treat the cause. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take prescribed tramadol and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at the same time?

Is it ok to take prescribed tramadol and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at the same time?

Yes: Be careful. Both can be sedating. It is however ok to take them together as there is no interaction other than sedation. Do not drive after doing so in order to allow you to monitor any additive sedation. ...Read more

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For the last 5 years i had pain in my lower belly. It's worst in the morning. I use tramadol for the pain. I'm at the end of what i can bare.?

For the last 5 years i had pain in my lower belly. It's worst in the morning. I use tramadol for the pain. I'm at the end of what i can bare.?

Abdominal pain: Is ur workup complete? Pain is a part of regardless of cause it is unlikely u will ever be pain free. ...Read more

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Is tramadol used for cancer pain?

Is tramadol used for cancer pain?

Yes: Tramadol can be an effective pain relieving medication, including for cancer patients. ...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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Can you tell me how the analgesic tramadol work?

Can you tell me how the analgesic tramadol work?

Tramadol: is 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. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more