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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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Is there anything that can be done to help the insomnia caused by Tramadol (severe ddd) ?

Is there anything that can be done to help the insomnia caused by Tramadol (severe ddd) ?

Switch off tramadol: Taking a drug to,offset the side effect of another drug is not a good,idea. Better to switch to a different pain drug such as buprenorphine , now available as a skin or a buccal patch, from your physician. If the insomnia remains, then treat that separately. ...Read more

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Tramadol makes me clench my jaw, feel like i'm floating , and gives me insomnia even when i only took 1 50 mg early in the day. Is this abnormal ?

Tramadol makes me clench my jaw, feel like i'm floating , and gives me insomnia even when i only took 1 50 mg early in the day.  Is this abnormal ?

Not normal.: This is certainly not the intended effect. I wonder if you are taking any other medication which could be interfering and producing a mild serotonin effect. This is not an allergy but a medication intolerance or side effect. You should report it to your doctor and see if something else can be substituted. ...Read more

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How do I break my dependency on tramadol without having the irritable body any insomnia?

How do I break my dependency on tramadol without having the irritable body any insomnia?

Doctor for detox: Tramadol is an analgesic that is neither opiate derived nor a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It binds to the mu opioid receptor. Tramadol is thought to have low potential for abuse. Rec : see doctor for detox for the integrative therapies and continuing care. ...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 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

Tramadol (Definition)

A synthetic analgesic for treatment of ...Read more