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

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CarynH
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CarynH
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 44
Condition: Crohn's Disease 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Crohn's Disease

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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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Just Someguy
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Just Someguy
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:M48y
FM:6y Dx
CFS:6y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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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Kaessa
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Kaessa
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Some
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F52y
CFS:7y Dx
FM:7y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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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StormyWeathers
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StormyWeathers
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F43y
FM:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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Heba.K
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Heba.K
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F33y
FM:8y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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ibzanne
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ibzanne
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 45
Condition: 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b

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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

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I"m Tired
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I"m Tired
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F63y
FM:21y Dx
CFS:21y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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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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afewelements
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afewelements
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: All
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F34y
CFS:?y
FM:11y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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

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StarSapphire
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StarSapphire
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F59y
FM:7y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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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poshbird
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poshbird
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F53y
FM:7y Dx
CFS:4y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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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