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Difference between vicodin and tramadol?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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It is a schedule 3 controlled substance. Tramadol works for pain in several ways including binding to the same receptors as hydrocodone (the mu receptor). I would use tramadol for mild to moderate pain and vicodin for moderate to severe pain.

In brief: Alot

It is a schedule 3 controlled substance. Tramadol works for pain in several ways including binding to the same receptors as hydrocodone (the mu receptor). I would use tramadol for mild to moderate pain and vicodin for moderate to severe pain.
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Dr. Kenneth Adler
Both have risks of dependence also
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