16 patient evaluations for Tramadol taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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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

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

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

Jun 22, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't usually have the daily headaches I used to have. If I skip a dose I feel foggy, achy, and out of sorts.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 22, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (chronic constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Aug 7, 2010 (Started Apr 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty thinking, sleepiness, dry throat, headaches, dry mouth, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Been taking this every day since last winter, helps to take the edge off, does not take the pain away, but definitely makes it more tolerable. Medicaid screwed up my paperwork, so going cold turkey on this and like four other meds. Not sure which withdrawals are from what, but I feel like hell. Pain through the roof, depression, exhaustion. Very difficult. Hope they get it fixed soon, though I am not sure which meds I will continue, I am afraid of this happening again, and I have been completely non-functional for over a week now.
Side effects: dry throat, dry mouth, sleepiness, difficulty thinking, nausea, headaches

Dec 16, 2009 (Started Apr 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (difficulty thinking, sleepiness, dry throat, headaches, dry mouth, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Makes me nauseous, hence the naausea meds with it. Still nauseous, even with the meds, but bearable. Dulls the pain, or makes me stupid enough not to care. Do not like to drive or take the kids out by myself on this dose, as it makes me absent minded and makes it hard to concentrate. Not sure is this is the med or the fibro, but either way its annoying.
Side effects: dry throat, dry mouth, sleepiness, difficulty thinking, nausea, headaches

Nov 6, 2009 (Started Apr 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness, headaches, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Takes the edge off for awhile, but gives me a wicked "hangover" headache when it wears off. makes me pretty nauseous and very tired, usually take it and go to bed.
Side effects: dry throat, dry mouth, sleepiness, difficulty thinking, nausea, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2010 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness, rebound headaches, dry throat, dry mouth, blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: blurry vision, dry throat, rebound headaches, dry mouth, drowsiness

Oct 16, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness, dry throat, dry mouth, blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: blurry vision, dry throat, rebound headaches, dry mouth, drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks
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