What is Tramadol-acetaminophen?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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See also: Tramadol

Acetaminophen (paracetamol), a mild analgesic and tramadol, an opioid analgesic are used in combination for the short-term management of acute pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 136 58
Fibromyalgia 75 31
Muscle and joint pain 41 21
Back pain 4 0
Migraine headaches 4 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
8
Moderate
13
Mild
24
None
39

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tramadol-acetaminophen

Side effect Patients
Constipation 4
Dizziness 4
Nausea 3
Sleepiness 3
Brain fog 2
Fatigue 2

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tramadol-acetaminophen

Dosage Patients
325-37.5 mg three times daily 3
2 325-37.5mg as needed 2
325-37.5mg as needed 2
37.5mg as needed 2
2.5 tablet(s) daily 1
3 capsule(s) daily 1
4 other daily 1
75 mg daily 1
50 mg twice daily 1
75 mg three times daily 1

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Why patients stopped taking Tramadol-acetaminophen

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Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 30
Doctor's advice 19
Other 16
Side effects too severe 13
Course of treatment ended 7
Expense 4
Change in health plan coverage 2
Personal research 1
See all 68 patients who've stopped taking Tramadol-acetaminophen

Duration

Currently taking Tramadol-acetaminophen

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 9
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Tramadol-acetaminophen

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 9
1 - 6 months 18
6 months - 1 year 14
1 - 2 years 11
2 - 5 years 10
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 46
Usually 20
Sometimes 15
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 5
A little hard to take 16
Not at all hard to take 61
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 3
$50-99 4
$25-49 5
< $25 32
Not specified 40

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Tramadol-acetaminophen after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Codeine-acetaminophen (paracetamol) (Tylenol with Codeine #3) 1
Hydrocodone ER (Hysingla ER) 1
Oxaprozin (Daypro) 1
Oxycodone-acetaminophen (Percocet) 1
Oxycodone ER (Oxycontin) 1

Patients stopped taking Tramadol-acetaminophen and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Tramadol (Ultram) 4
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen (Norco) 2
Buprenorphine patch (BuTrans Transdermal Patch) 1
Cannabidiol (Plus CBD Oil) 1
Infliximab (Remicade) 1

Show all 10 treatments patients report switching to

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12 patient evaluations for Tramadol-acetaminophen

Nov 21, 2013 (Started Sep 30, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in right knee)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 tablet(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 4, 2011 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (neck movement dizziness (cervicogenic dizziness), dizziness, ringing in ears (tinnitus))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This stuff really worked for me. It did have side effect, chiefly dizziness. It also seemed to improve my mood, although I can't be sure that was because of the drug, or the effects of the drug.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: ringing in ears (tinnitus), dizziness, neck movement dizziness (cervicogenic dizziness)

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 30, 2011 (Started Jun 18, 2010)

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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