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Tramadol (Definition)

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I was on pain medication for years was abusing it now im of feeling better now taking Ultram instead of nacartics is that ok or addictive?

I was on pain medication for years was abusing it now im of feeling better now taking Ultram instead of nacartics is that ok or addictive?

Ultram is an opiate: Ultram has habit forming potential as it contains opioid (narcotic) like activity and may be abused. If you no longer have pain you should get off this medication. If you still have pain as well as a history of addiction to narcotics, discuss your options with a pain management/addiction medicine specialist. ...Read more

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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?

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, (pregabalin) Cymbalta, Topamax, Elavil, Pamelor are examples of other meds for tx ...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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Is Ultram pain medicatin a type of narcotic?

Is Ultram pain medicatin a type of narcotic?

Ultram, or tramadol: Works on the same receptors, the mu receptors, but is not a true narcotic. It is considered a narcotic-like pain medication. It can be extremely helpful treating pain and does not have the same abuse potential as narcotics. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hello doctors, can Ultram show up as meth on a drug test?

Hello doctors, can Ultram show up as meth on a drug test?

No: There are no reports of any such false positives with tramadol to my knowledge, or in the literature. I checked several authoritative sites and cannot find any references to this. I found that on drug bulletin boards, many people (all anonymous, ? authority) say that it does show up as methadone. It definitely does not cause false positive for methamphetamine. Meth can mean either. ...Read more

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How safe is garcinia cambogia if u take celexa Xanax (alprazolam) and ultram? Also I have about 30 pacs a day. Is this drug safe?

How safe is garcinia cambogia if u take celexa Xanax (alprazolam) and ultram? Also I have about 30 pacs a day. Is this drug safe?

? effectiveness: Garcinia cambogia isn't known to interact with your medications, but research on its effectiveness for weight loss is very mixed. There may be much more effective ways to deal with weight concerns -- please talk with your physician. S/he may also know of nutritionists & trainers who could help you with long-term healthy lifestyle changes. So, not alarmingly dangerous, but? Effectiveness. ...Read more

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Why do drugs like Prozac (fluoxetine) and Ultram that affect serotonin cause you to sweat more? How can I deal with the sweating better?

Why do drugs like Prozac (fluoxetine) and Ultram that affect serotonin cause you to sweat more? How can I deal with the sweating better?

Stop the combination: Serotonin syndrome when the two medications are taken together. Serotonin syndrome can be serious and even life threatening. It is the result of high levels of serotonin in the body. Serotonin syndrome is characterized by having at least three of these listed symptoms: tremor, shivering, agitation, diaphoresis fever, hyper-reflexia incoordination or myoclonus.Stop taken the two madication together. ...Read more

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I am bipolar1. Take Saphris, (asenapine) Lamictal and Lithium. A dr. Prescribed Ultram for pain relief. Could Ultram cause mania or interact with my psych drugs?

I am bipolar1. Take Saphris, (asenapine) Lamictal and Lithium. A dr. Prescribed Ultram for pain relief. Could Ultram cause mania or interact with my psych drugs?

Not big risk: Ultram increases serotonin like some antidepressants so it could be a trigger for mania, but if you're on lithium the risk of this is low. Almost all psych drugs are listed as "CNS depressants" meaning they can make you sleepy or reduce brain function in some people. As is Ultram. And adding another one increases the risk of sedation, but in a young otherwise healthy person the risk is low. ...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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To many tramodol should I ask for ultram?

Same Med: Ultram is the trade name for tramadol (generic name). I would not ask for medications anyway. Discuss your issues with you doc and then the two of you can decide what is best for you. ...Read more

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Why does tramadol (ultram) put me in a good mood?

Why does tramadol (ultram) put me in a good mood?

Tramadol: Although Tramadol is touted as a pain medication - it is the metabolite that has the opioid effect. The Tramadol molecule has a serotonin effect and thesis why you feel good mood wise. ...Read more

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What occurs if a healthy 160lb adult male consumed 400mg Ultram orally?

What occurs if a healthy 160lb adult male consumed 400mg Ultram orally?

Pain relief: 400mg of tramadol is the maximum daily dose. What could happen? Many things including relief of pain and the possibility of adverse effects. ...Read more

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Insurance may require switch from 50mg Ultram (2-3x a day) to 100mg extended-release ultram. Anything I should know?

Insurance may require switch from 50mg Ultram (2-3x a day) to 100mg extended-release ultram. Anything I should know?

Should be similar...: Regular ultram and extended-release ultram have similar effects, if dosed properly. Some fine-tuning of the dosing may be needed if switching from one to the other. Regular ultram had gone generic, so there should not be a problem with insurance coverage. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has become dependent on ultram. How serious is this. He takes up to 6 pills 50mg each a day if not more. Help please. What can I do?

See a pain MD: Dependence on pain medication is a serious issue. Dedicated detoxification is often needed and often medications can be used to reduce side effects during withdrawal from such medication. A pain specialist in your area can help. ...Read more

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Diclofenac 75mg is this like ultram?

No: Diclofenac is an anti-inflammatory med and ultram is a narcotic pain reliever. ...Read more

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Could Ultram ease hydrocodone withdrawals?

Could Ultram ease hydrocodone withdrawals?

Probably not: Please see a qualified health professional for help with safe opiate withdrawal. ...Read more

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Does Ultram help with headaches?

Sometimes: Tramadol (ultram) is often used for mild-moderate pain. The occasional use of this medication is reasonable. There is an addiction risk with chronic use. ...Read more

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Side effects of tremadol /ultram?

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