52 patient evaluations for Tramadol taken for the purpose of 'fibromyalgia'

452 members have decided to share their profiles only with other members of PatientsLikeMe.

Dec 8, 2019 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 8, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 9, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: still need the combo but pain hasn't been too bad for several months and rarely take it
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 30, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It doesn't really do anything by itself but when taken with Cyclobenzaprine and Acetaminophen, it works great!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 7, 2017 (Started Oct 16, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, speedy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I just can't take pain meds. It's worse being sick to your stomach, when your in pain, and when I take it, I feel like I drank 2 pots of coffee. I'm zooming around cleaning and organizing, when I should be resting, because I'm in pain. It lessens the pain just enough , so I can do stuff, when it when wears off, the original pain comes back, and adds on the pain from what I was doing while on it. Grrrr

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 28, 2017 (Started Apr 25, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 16, 2016 (Started Jan 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2016 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

Feb 25, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have trouble fitting in 3 doses a day - I'm just not out of bed long enough to do it safely.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 11, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for abdominal pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, drowsiness)
  • 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 (nausea, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 15, 2016 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (lightheadedness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 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

May 19, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Def recommend taking this along with Baclofen (for muscle pain/spasms) and Plaquenil (joint pain) for Fibromyalgia
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 21, 2012 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
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
Last updated:
Showing 10 of 52 patient evaluations for Tramadol