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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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Tramadol (Definition)

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What type of drug is tramadol? Is it a pain medication?

What type of drug is tramadol? Is it a pain medication?

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

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Can you list a minimum of 10 medications in order of strength, from weakest to strongest. Stronger than tramadol as he it's on that and it doesn't work?

Opioid : Many medications in opioid class have stronger analgesic effects than tramadol. However they are not a good option for chronic pain management because of the addictive and other side effects. Chronic pain is better managed with multiple modalities. It may be helpful to discuss this with your doctor and a referrer to pain specialist may help. ...Read more

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Can u help me with a medication schedule ? The meds i take daily are: tramadol 3x/day, ketoralac 3x/day & dilaudid as needed for bt pain

Can u help me with a medication schedule ?  The meds i take daily are: tramadol  3x/day,  ketoralac  3x/day  &  dilaudid as needed for bt pain

See a pain doc: First of all, what is the reason for you on such medications. Toradol is a potent NSAID and should not be taken more than 5 days due to nephrotoxicity. Dilaudid is a very potent opioid indicated for moderate to sever pain. It comes in extended &immediate release. Tramadol is a non-opioid analgesic. A pain specialist can help you tailor the best regimen for you. ...Read more

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I was wondering what will my doctor do if I have developed a tolerance to my pain medication 50 mg tramadol ?

No mindreaders: No one but your Dr - and perhaps not them yet - know the answer. Some would increase it, some would wean you off and try other approaches, some would refer you for some therapy to help. Your own hx and conditions should play a role as would their experiences. Make your case for what you believe is best - not what you want. I hope it goes well. ...Read more

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