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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
Does high bilirubin mean I have liver disease? I recently came off (2.5mnths ago)tramadol 100mg/day for 5yrs, could that have caused elevation?
Yes it does: You can also get mild elevations with hemolytic blood disease. ...Read more
Ear infection have Tramadol+Clindamycin. 37yr, 5'11,~205lbs male. Healthy liver/kidneys tested recently. What is the max Tramadol dose within 24 hr?
Is there any pain medication I can take if I am allergic to ultram, nsaids, vicodon , and percoset. Taking Antihistameine does not relieve any symptom?
Allergies Sev Meds: What type of reaction did you have with Ultram "all" NSAIDS, Vicodin, & Percocet? Many people confuse true allergies to meds with standard side effects -such as nausea. The type of pain makes the difference with treatment options. You're young so you must think about long term effects on your liver & kidney. Gabapentin. Lyrica, Cymbalta, Topamax, Elavil, Pamelor are examples of other meds for tx ...Read more
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 or Neurontin, etc.If you need to change meds, talk w/ your doctor before doing so. ...Read more
Insurance may require switch from 50mg Ultram (2-3x a day) to 100mg extended-release ultram. Anything I should know?
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