17 patient evaluations for Tramadol taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia' with a side effects rating of Mild

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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

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Jan 15, 2016 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Lightheadedness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 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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Mar 18, 2014 (Started Sep 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Taking a two week break on doctor's advice to see if this is what's causing my headaches. I can definitely feel the lack of pain relief with it gone.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Nausea

Aug 22, 2011 (Started Sep 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Not very impressed. It works, but kind of like taking a Tylenol back before I had Fibro. Doesn't work well alone, but knocks the sharp edges off the pain when combined with a vicodin.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Nausea

Nov 10, 2010 (Started Sep 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Helps drop my pain levels from 7-8 down to a 4-6. Doesn't always work when my pain is at its worst, but it helps quite a bit.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Nausea

Sep 12, 2010 (Started Sep 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Nausea

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Jul 2, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have read that it works great for some. It worked less to me than aleve.
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

Mar 9, 2012 (Started Jan 13, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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 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

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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

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