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Tramadol Dosage For Toothache
Ihave taken vicodin and tramadol for a severe toothache and its still not helping what else can I do?
See below: The tooth may be infected---see a dentist. ...Read more
I want to know if it is bad mix topiramate 50 mg and 50 mg of tramadol for a day, because I take every day topiramate and tramadol is toothache one day?
Yes but: Yes, but problem will persist til you see a DDS. ...Read more
See dentist: There is a disease related reason for a toothache. See a dentist. Some patients respond better to different medications. ...Read more
Please see a dentist: Toothaches are usually due to an underlying condition that requires dental care. If OTC pain meds are not working, it means your problem is escalating. A possible infection is present, and if so you will soon be swollen and in additional pain. Why suffer? Call for an appointment now and feel better soon. ...Read more
I just had my braces tightened, and I have a really bad toothache, between aspirin 325mg and tramadol HCl 50mg, which is better to supress the pain?
Non-narcotic: Always better to start w a non-narcotic, so do 2 325mg Aspirin or better, 1 200 mg Ibuprofen (advil, motrin) w big glass of liquid or full meal every 4 hours. Also rinse w 1tsp salt in 8 oz warm water 4x/day. If not easing off in 24-48 hours see both orthodontist to ck ortho rx and your general dentist to ck health of the tooth. ...Read more
Tramadol & allergy: Hello. Combination could make you sleepy. If you take them together, make sure you are not driving. If the itchy eye is not too bad, try taking your tramadol for your toothache first and then a hour or so later, take your allergy medicine. You'll be able to tell by staggering them if you have any issues with taking tramadol (especially if this is your first time taking it). ...Read more
Go see your dentist: Please do not take a pain medication without proper diagnosis done first. Pain medications only treat symptoms not the real problem. After the proper diagnosis is made, your dentist will give the instruction on how to take the prescribed drugs. Again seek professional help do not self medicate. ...Read more
I've been dealing with some tooth pain but can't get into a dentist. I'm taking tramadol 50mg. Is it ok to drink beer in the same day if spaced out?
In theory: In theory it probably can - however I would not suggest going above the maxim dosage of 100mg every 6 hours - it can be dangerous! ...Read more
What are the negative effects of remaining on low dosage, long-term pain medication such as tramadol for moderate to severe chronic pain?
Took tramadol for back pain for a few months, now finished with dosage and have been having bad withdrawals from these pills and can't sleep at all.?
Not too high: I consider that a reasonable dose - even up to 200 mg per day. ...Read more
How long do they have to wait after their last dose of codeine for their first dose of tramadol? They are 14 male
I suggest six hours because the half-life of Codeine is somewhere between one and three hours. That means that half of your dose of Codeine is metabolized in somewhere between one and three hours and half of the residual is metabolized in another three hours. Usually in the young healthy person I would expect the metabolism to be a lot quicker than any older person.
So by six hours in a 14-year-ol. ...Read more
That sure raises red flags. Tramadol is now one of the leading prescription medications that leads to needing treatment for addiction. This conversation should be happening with the physician managing your pain.
There is nothing to be ashamed about if there is a problem with over use or obsession about the medication. This happens to good people. ...Read more
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.
Hope it helps. ...Read more
Tramadol is narcotic: -like pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain. After the slow titration, tramadol 50 mg to 100 mg can be administered PRN for pain relief every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 400 mg per day. Always consult your personal physician for specific medical questions or meds. ...Read more
I recently cut down my daily dose of tramadol medicine by 33%, all at once. Then, I started getting abdominalpain. Are the two events possibly related?
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
My doc changed my tramadol from 50mg to 100 mg I took 100 mg at 545 pm can I take another 100 mg at 1145pm! I know max dose is 400 per day doc said!
Addiction: You very well may be developing an addiction or a tolerance to this medication that is not very healthy. Tramadol is a common reason for men and women to be in drug and alcohol treatment. You may want to discuss your reaction to tramadol with the doctor that is prescribing it. ...Read more
My doctor doesn't want me on stronger meds but my pain isn't under control. What other options do I have? Currently on max dose tramadol.
That depends: Most often pan meds are treating the symptom of pain, but the underlying cause needs to be established and treated to get the real relief. Find out what your pain is coming from and get that condition evaluated and treated. This may involve further testing, neurologists, orthopedics, pain medicine specialists, physical therapists, psychiatrists, etc. Good luck ...Read more