146 patient evaluations for Tramadol

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Jan 15, 2016 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (lightheadedness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Three times daily
Advice & Tips: Don't wait until you are miserable with pain before taking. If I wait that long I won't get as much benefit and it will take longer to feel it. Even when I take it when I'm only feeling slightly uncomfortable, it can take at least an hour  before I begin to notice the effect.

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Sep 16, 2015 (Started Dec 10, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Tramadol has almost cured my irritable bowel. I no longer bloat and my irregularity is gone.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jun 14, 2015 (Started Mar 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness, chronic headache disorder, intoxicated feeling)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Having quite a few side-effects, namely - body tremor especially hands, arms, torso, blurred vision, constipation, drunk feeling, more accident prone and awkwardness, and memory problems. Also, my headaches, hot flashes,, vertigo are the worst they've ever been. I will continue taking gem until told otherwise by my GP or Physiotherapist.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 13, 2014 (Started Mar 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, chronic headache disorder, intoxicated feeling)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Feb 15, 2015 (Started Nov 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Drink a lot of water during the day, and get some exercise to avoid the constipation that comes with this medication. No water = hideous constipation. I've actually been impacted before! I'm taking an obscene amount: 100 mg three times a day. But I don't have to take prednisone at the moment, and it is working well.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 19, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Def recommend taking this along with Baclofen (for muscle pain/spasms) and Plaquenil (joint pain) for Fibromyalgia
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 21, 2012 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2014 (Started Jan 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Gave some painfree times....but also made me exhausted and nausious

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Mar 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 11, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 18, 2013 (Started Aug 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (withdrawal effects)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Excellent painkiller, well worth taking for severe pain. But be aware that if you take this over a long time period at a high dose, you cannot simply stop Tramadol - the withdrawal effects are nasty. But don't worry, you just have to taper-off your dose gradually over a numbers of weeks, and you will be okay.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jan 6, 2013 (Started Aug 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (withdrawal effects)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Good pain relief but coming off tramadol after extended period was more difficult than I imagined - withdrawal effects from going cold turkey included insomnia, restlessness. If you gradually decrease the dose though its not a major problem.

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Dec 28, 2012 (Started May 06, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (thirst)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

Dec 12, 2012 (Started May 06, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (thirst)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps my pain alot

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