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Taking Ultram 50-100mg/day. Do I need to worry about liver or kidneys? How is it metabolized?

Taking Ultram 50-100mg/day. Do I need to worry about liver or kidneys? How is it metabolized?

Liver: Ultram is metabolized through the liver, which should be monitored if one is on chronic therapy. Consult with your doctor if you continue to use ultram longer than 4 weeks. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Ear infection have Tramadol+Clindamycin. 37yr, 5'11,~205lbs male. Healthy liver/kidneys tested recently. What is the max Tramadol dose within 24 hr?

Ear infection have Tramadol+Clindamycin. 37yr, 5'11,~205lbs male. Healthy liver/kidneys tested recently. What is the max Tramadol dose within 24 hr?

Tramadol: Not at all sure why you would be taking tramadol for an ear infection. A simple decongestant and antiinflammatory like ibuprofen, should suffice for pain. Also, Clindamycin is pretty strong for initial treatment of an ear infection. ...Read more

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Is Ultram effective?

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

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Side effects of tremadol /ultram?

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

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How can Ultram mimic a mild codeine?

Receptor action: In "mimick" if you are referring to the pain relieving qualities, ultram is thought to have some effect at the same body receptor ( mu receptor) as opioids do. Always discuss questions such as these with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can Ultram help when stopping your methadone?

Depends: The best way to stop Methadone is a slow taper. Depending on starting dose this could take weeks/months. If stopping low dose Methadone (10-20 mg per day) then tramadol 50-100 mg every 6-8 hours might alleviate some withdrawal symptoms. ...Read more

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Are there Ultram side effects or problems with baby?

Are there Ultram side effects or problems with baby?

See below: I assume you are asking if ultram is safe to be taken while pregnant. Yes it is. Do not however take it unless your OB ok's it first. ...Read more

Tramadol (Definition)

A synthetic analgesic for treatment of ...Read more