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Why do I feel sedated after taking tramadil?

Why do I feel sedated after taking tramadil?

Common side effect: This is a common side effect of this medication. Most pain relievers can cause some degree of sedation. The mechanism by which they relieve pain tends them into this direction. If this is of concern to you or causing you a problem, call or be seen and discuss with your prscribing doctor or discuss with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Just had tibial ORIF, I want something less sedating than norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) tramadol did not touch the pain. What would be in between. Can't take NSAID's.

Just had tibial ORIF, I want something less sedating than norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) tramadol did not touch the pain. What would be in between. Can't take NSAID's.

All opiates sedating: This is a tough one. You could try half a norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) combined with a tylenol and see if that works. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) has some tylenol in it so make sure you do not exceed 3000mg of acetaminophen daily. Another option might by tylenol with codeine. I hope you get some relief soon. ...Read more

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I am taking tramadol and i can.T stop it, what can I do?

I am taking tramadol and i can.T stop it, what can I do?

Ask your doc: First of all what is the reason for taking this medication? This is a non controlled prescription analgesic indicated for moderate to severe pain. Discontinuation does not cause you to have severe withdrawal reaction as it is not an opioid. Go to your physician and ask if you can take an alternative like an NSAID when you have pain. ...Read more

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How long after taking 100mg of slowvrelease tramadol does it start to work?

How long after taking 100mg of slowvrelease tramadol does it start to work?

Within 1 hour: Even though it is a slow release (actually sustained release = gradual) you should begin having pain relief with an hour of the dose. There are higher doses of tramadol available as well as short acting, if you are not getting relief. ...Read more

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I lately have had two instances when I nearly choked to death from taking tramadol ?

I lately have had two instances when I nearly choked to death from taking tramadol ?

Sorry to hear it: Can you provide more details I am very interested. Are you taking any concurrent meds? Do you have any allergies? ...Read more

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What is the maximum dose one can take of tramadol if I'm already taking 50mgs 2x daily?

Tramadol is narcotic: -like pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain. After the slow titration, tramadol 50 mg to 100 mg can be administered PRN for pain relief every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 400 mg per day. Always consult your personal physician for specific medical questions or meds. ...Read more

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I have been taking tramadol for a long time now and i can't seem to go without it. What do I do?

See pain specialist: At the very least, you are habituated, but may well be addicted. This can be readily handled by a skilled rehab doc. ...Read more

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What's the difference between tramadol & carprofen? How effective when taken on its own or taking both together?

What's the difference between tramadol & carprofen? How effective when taken on its own or taking both together?

Different drugs...: Carprofen is now used primarily in the veterinary field, but it is available and can be taken by humans. Tramadol is used primarily for acute significant pain. They should be taken together with caution, using the tramadol only when needed for moderate to moderately severe bouts of pain. ...Read more