147 patient evaluations for Tramadol

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Nov 29, 2011 (Started Oct 19, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I am sensitive to medication so start with a low dose. No side effect, then slowly increase. With extra strength tylenol and Lyrica my down hill slide stopped. The pain edge lowered from a 6 out of 10 to a 5. I have increased the short acting tramadol 50 mg ( Ultram ) to 3x@ day. I have added long acting tramadol (100 mg) (tridural) 1 @ day. Pregabalin 75 mg (Lyrica) 1 @ day is what stopped the down hill slide. Each day the pain is less. Unfortunately I was more active and blew my bad knee so I am in cast and crutch I am taking Recovery for knee repair. I have a knee replacement on Jan 24

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Nov 28, 2011 (Started Nov 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am taking short acting tramadol 50 mg 3 x@ d and long acting tramadol 100 mg 2x@d I cannot seem to enter this right

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Nov 11, 2011 (Started Oct 30, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Nov 4, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Didn't help with pain and made me tired

Sep 24, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Sep 23, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jun 28, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Seems to cause some stomache upset

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Oct 31, 2011 (Started Apr 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped because I din't feel any more pain. I can slightly move my legs again, that's enough for my pain to go away

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Oct 22, 2011 (Started Oct 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Fainting)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 21, 2011 (Started Sep 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Oct 20, 2011 (Started Sep 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 15, 2011 (Started Jun 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for postherpetic neuralgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: This worked for me for a while, and even took care of my arthritis pain. Unfortunately it just stopped working for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2011 (Started Oct 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 29, 2011 (Started Jul 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Brain fog, Dizziness, Itching)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: In the beginning this medicine made me ITCH like crazy. It also made me dizzy, drowsy and increased my brain fog. I only take it when I absolutely have so much pain that I can't move. It does kill the pain, but I do NOT really like how I feel the first hour or so after it kicks in.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Itching, Dizziness, Brain fog

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