10 patient evaluations for Tramadol with a cost of $25-49

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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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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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Sep 24, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Nausea, Tremor(s))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had an unexplained episode possibly seizure. stopped taking it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Tremor(s), Nausea

Jun 12, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Nausea, Tremor(s))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Tremor(s), Nausea

Feb 5, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: causes trouble having sex until it wears off.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Tremor(s), Nausea

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Mar 1, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It really helps with the pain with out it being a narcotic. It still makes me sleepy but it is much easier on my system than the narcotics that I have taken in the past. I can feel a big difference when I don't take it. The pain increases and mobility is harder.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Feb 2, 2010 (Started Jan 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's very good for alleviating my depression, but only works for 4 or 5 days, then I begin to feel worse.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness

Jan 24, 2010 (Started Jan 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've decided to try this pain medication for my depression. Opioid pain medicine has always alleviated my symptoms. Dependence issues are not important to me now because of the severity of my symptoms. I will be watching for tolerance problems while taking this medicine. Besides being an opiate, Tramodol is said to have SSRI properties as well...
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness

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Jan 28, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This medication made me nauseated, vomitous, migrainy, and overall feeling worse then just having moderate all over body pain.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Nausea and vomiting

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Nov 30, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Breakthrough pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Did not help, and when taken with antidepressants there is a risk of seratonin syndrome
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Nov 30, 2009 (Started Oct 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Back and hip pain, both sides)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I tried to take tramadol as a replacement drug for pain relief instead of Vicodin but it did not help at all and I really wanted it to work so I kept trying to stick with it as so many people I knew had had good luck with it.. It was also very expensive so I finally gave up and went back to the vicodin.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Oct 9, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When I first started taking this it helped with my pain but also I remember noticing that I was more alert & focused. I was able to get things done instead of starting something then forgeting about it like laundry. I used to wash a load then get busy & forget to put it in the dryer. This has helped my mood also to just make me feel better. It doesn't take all my pain away I still hurt all the time but it does give me some relief so I can do day to day things. I can tell a big difference when I forget to take it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness, Constipation, Dry mouth

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Nov 24, 2008 (Started Apr 04, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Whole body ache)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue

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