31 patient evaluations for Tramadol with a adherence rating of Usually

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Nov 16, 2016 (Started Jan 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2016 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

Feb 25, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have trouble fitting in 3 doses a day - I'm just not out of bed long enough to do it safely.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 11, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for abdominal pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Can cause constipation
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 11, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 14, 2015 (Started Mar 11, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drunk feeling, chronic headache disorder, dizziness)
  • 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 (drunk feeling, chronic headache disorder, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2012 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, itchy skin, insomnia, mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Positive benefit included being able to function seemingly well on Tramadol. I could drive to school, sit attentively through classes, and felt a burst of energy after the pain subsided. I am now relying only on Vicodin for pain, but I am not sure how long that will last.

Apr 19, 2012 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, itchy skin, insomnia, mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I have found that this painkiller is much better than Vicodin. I am able to study, go to class, drive, and continue my daily activities while taking Tramadol without feeling "loopy" or necessarily "high." If it were not for Tramadol, I would never have been able to get through a dual Master's degree. With that said, the downfalls of this drug is severe constipation and inability to urinate (I would have the urge, but then when I try to relieve myself, nothing comes). These symptoms are not too tough to deal with though - and they probably kept me from overusing or ever abusing Tramadol.

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 8, 2012 (Started Jun 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: cost issues
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 22, 2012 (Started Jun 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I must noticeably up my water intake while on this because of the constipation issue it causes me. I also have to avoid mozzarella cheese while taking it (no pizza! =-( )
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 9, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 22, 2012 (Started Oct 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 30, 2012 (Started Oct 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Tramadol (Ultram) is a very good treatment for all-over pain, such as that associated with Fibromyalgia. I stopped taking it simply because I no longer have health insurance, and could not afford to see my doctor. Just a warning - Tramadol does affect serotonin levels in the brain, so if you are taking anything such as an anti-depressant, please be careful!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 27, 2012 (Started Mar 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 750 mL Daily

Mar 25, 2012 (Started Mar 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 750 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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