41 patient evaluations for Tramadol 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

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 24, 2016 (Started Sep 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

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.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 16, 2015 (Started Dec 10, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, constipation)
  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 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

Jul 20, 2012 (Started Aug 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for whole body ache)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 24, 2010 (Started Aug 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for whole body ache)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had run out of codeine when I 'borrowed' my wife's tramadol and was surprised to find that it dealt with my fatigue immensely which I had been suffering from quite badly- when I don't take it, the fatigue returns so it is clear the positive effect it is having on me. Having less fatigue means I am now able to function in day to day activities whereas before, I would spend most of the day in bed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 2, 2010 (Started Aug 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for whole body ache)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I usually take this first thing in the morning and rarely ever need to take any more. If I take this after 12pm, it generally stops me from sleeping for a period of 12 hours. Eg. take at 2.30pm forget about sleeping until 2.30am. When I dont take it, I generally spend the day in bed!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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
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