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Will Tramadol Make You Gain Weight
I commend you for your desire to lose weight and have good Health.
Thank you for sharing information about depression, weight gain, irregular periods and Hiderax.
Tramadol is for pain; Valium and Hiderax for Anxiety.
Tramadol is more likely to have weight gain than Valium.
Have Balanced Diet 1500 Cal/day; Exercise.
See Psychiatrist for anxiety, depression, medication side effects and Therapy. ...Read more
Can vicodin, tramadol HCl or cyclobenzaprine cause weight gain? I have gained 10lbs in the last year and that was when I started cyclobenzaprine.
Probably not: But if your treating a musculoskeletal condition with those meds, your likely less active than you were before, and that can make you gain some weight. ...Read more
Does Tramadol cause weight gain if SSRI's have done so in the past? Will the risk of seizures increase if I am also taking 200-300mg/Buproprion?
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Tramadol may cause seizures, and taking it with Adipex that can also cause seizures; may increase that risk. The interaction may be more likely if you are undergoing alcohol or drug withdrawal, have a history of seizures, or have head trauma.
See your Physician for diagnosis, medication effects and treatment.
See Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress, pain Management, N.A. ...Read more
Tramadol: Is a unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more
Good analgesic: Tramadol is one of the only non-narcotic pain "killers" on the market. It is good for mild to moderate pain but is fairly short acting, clinically providing pain reduction for 2-4 hours, on average. It comes in an er (extended release) form for patients with chronic daily pain. Ask your doctor for advise if this agent is right for you. ...Read more
Tramadol is a "broad spectrum analgesic". It works in multiple ways. One way is blocking nmda receptors (google this). In
some people, this can trigger psychological reactions, which are different between each us. Increasing the dose slowly can sometimes minimize this. It is not permanent. ...Read more
Please clarify: I'm trying to guess what you're asking and not having much luck? Are you asking about the value of tramadol as a pain medication? As a neurologist, I can tell you that there are better and safer drugs as well as interventions for pain management than tramadol which is a synthetic opiate and carries substantial risks of not just addiction but seizure episodes and CAUSING chronic headaches. ...Read more
Yes: People can get addicted to tramadol, psychologically and physiologically. It isn't quite the same as opiates like Demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) Percocet, Morphine, heroin, etc. But requires caution. However, when pain medications are used properly under the care of a responsible doc, with someone without a predisposition to addiction, people generally don't get addicted. SAMSHA has additional information. ...Read more
Hard to say.: Sometimes happens. Could either be a central effect in your brain or perhaps an alteration in your gut function. Less likely an allergy or even a drug interaction or perhaps you have altered metabolism of the med accumulation of metabolites or even the parent compound. Try another med. ...Read more
Tramadol: Not hard and fast rule as physician can prescribe here for younger patients. Recommendations in us to be 16 or older but not firm. In europe guidelines had been for 12 or older, using caution. ...Read more
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