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Why is tramadol addicting?

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Dr. Douglas Ballan
Addiction Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: ONLY FOR SOME

Nearly anything that stimulates the 'pleasure center' in the brain can be addicting.
Not everyone has the same effects from using tramadol, but those who get a 'high' or 'rush' are at high risk of addiction.

In brief: ONLY FOR SOME

Nearly anything that stimulates the 'pleasure center' in the brain can be addicting.
Not everyone has the same effects from using tramadol, but those who get a 'high' or 'rush' are at high risk of addiction.
Dr. Douglas Ballan
Dr. Douglas Ballan
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Dr. Julie Stevens
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Similar effects

Components of tramadol/ultram chemically react in a limited similar manner as opioids at the cellular level of the body.
Examples of opiiods are vicoden, percocet, morphine, heroin, oxycontin. It is possible to get physically dependent and become addicted to tramodol.

In brief: Similar effects

Components of tramadol/ultram chemically react in a limited similar manner as opioids at the cellular level of the body.
Examples of opiiods are vicoden, percocet, morphine, heroin, oxycontin. It is possible to get physically dependent and become addicted to tramodol.
Dr. Julie Stevens
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Narcotic

Because it is a narcotic.

In brief: Narcotic

Because it is a narcotic.
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