148 patient evaluations for Tramadol

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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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Jul 28, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Changed docs who changed Vicodin and Tramadol (stpped both), and startd scheduled Lorcet TID. My Tramadol dose as over recommended (manfcturer) amts, but, when I did take the high doses, my pain level was SO much decreased and it reduced the amt of Vicodin required for breakthru pain.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 31, 2010 (Started Dec 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 17, 2010 (Started Dec 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Weaned off Tramadol to begin LDN therapy
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Jul 27, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: it made me able to gain back control of my life without living in daily server pain..
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 7, 2011 (Started Oct 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, dizziness

Dec 28, 2010 (Started Oct 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Barely takes the edge off the pain; I frequently take it with 1 or 2 Excedrin Migraine tablets with only slightly better relief.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2011 (Started Sep 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Sep 25, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 12, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for complex regional pain syndrome type I)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for central pain syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 11, 2011 (Started Jan 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Stopped because of interaction with Azilect
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2011 (Started Jun 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jan 16, 2011 (Started Jun 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Jan 10, 2011 (Started Jun 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: only take when needed at the moment

Dec 19, 2010 (Started Jun 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: since the dr upped the dosage of my lyrica i haven't needed to take tramadol much

Nov 22, 2010 (Started Jun 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Oct 6, 2010 (Started Jun 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 24, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Makes you tired at first until you get used to it.

  • 0 helpful marks
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