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Back Pain 18 reviews 176 medications
   
7.0
Pain 107 reviews 908 medications
   
6.4
Chronic Pain 14 reviews 106 medications
   
4.6
Summary of Ultram reviews 139 reviews 6.0

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For Chronic Pain "I have chronic pain in my muscles and joints. Diagnosed as unspecified auto immune. Hla-b27 positive. My uncle suffered from anyklosing spondylitis.I have suffered all symptoms except crohns disease and spinal fusion."

   
10

Kellhell1 (taken for 2 to 5 years) July 22, 2015

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For Chronic Pain "I started ultram a little over a month ago and am impressed with the lack of side effects. I also noticed it helps with my moods..maybe having less pain just makes me happier. Ive had spinal injections and am using ultram to hold me over until I get my next set. I do take it every 4-6 hours"

   
8.0

My zing July 22, 2015

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For Pain "I just started this med yesterday for osteoarthritis & fibromyalgia. After reading the other comments my experience is pretty normal. I'm itching like crazy, had a bad night-no rest, nausea & mild headache. With all those side effects, it appears to have knocked off the edge of the pain. I will continue using if for a few days if I can handle the itching. I want to give it some time because I cannot use narcotics. I end up in the hospital with dehydration from vomiting when I use any narcotics."

   
7.0

Major Fibro sufferer July 9, 2015

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For Pain "I have been taking Ultram (brand) for 7 years for the management of chronic neuropathy pain in my arms, legs, hands, and feet, and I wouldn't change it for anything. Non-addictive, effective 90% of the time, it's a rare day when the pain exceeds the drug's ability to control it. Yes, there is some occasional residual background discomfort; with chronic pain that's to be expected. However, as long as I can function normally without a lot of adverse side effects and addiction, I'm a happy camper. Please note this is for the brand Ultram. I had serious issues with the generic (with the fillers, I think), and do not recommend generic at all."

   
10

Twerps (taken for 5 to 10 years) June 16, 2015

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For Chronic Pain "It works a little when it wants too. I am not impressed with it and would not recommend this medication for moderate to severe pain."

   
2.0

Lost Boss May 9, 2015

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For Chronic Pain "might as well be taking aspirin..low doses"

   
2.0

kittyennis (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 14, 2015

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For Chronic Pain "I have chronic pain from a accident and have had a lot of surgeries and Ultram has been a big help with keep the pain bearable!"

   
10

Rev. DHR (taken for 5 to 10 years) February 22, 2015

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For Chronic Pain "Good relief with NO fog."

   
8.0

Aunt_E February 14, 2015

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For Chronic Pain "Did not make any difference to my pain."

   
1.0

JRCK December 2, 2014

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For Back Pain "I've been on tramidol for 5 years and I have 3 crushed vertebra' s and it works great when I comes to relaxing me enough to get out and do things I normally can't do without them...."

   
10

gundy (taken for 5 to 10 years) November 6, 2014

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For Back Pain "Around the same time this year I have had a baby and shoulder surgery for osteoarthritis. Hence, I suffered from both shoulder pain AND post-partum depression. Percocet didn't stop the pain and Zoloft made me feel worse. My doctor prescribed Ultram and it is now my miracle pill! It helps with both issues. It allows me to be a normal functioning mom. I love how it helps my mood and physical pain!"

   
10

Newmom84 September 17, 2014

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For Pain "I received this medication through my PCP for horrendous arthritis pain. This medicine is a joke! Like taking baby aspirin!"

   
1.0

GA Girl August 22, 2014

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For Back Pain "I have had a degenerative disk for almost 10 years, and have taken Ultram for the past year and a half. For almost 8 years, due to no insurance, I took nothing and lived with the pain. No narcotic such as hydrocodone has ever touched the pain, but Ultram completely eradicates the pain! It helps my mood and I'm able to work long hours with no pain. As of July 1, 2014 it is a schedule 4 narcotic and now I'm unsure whether I'll be able to get the dosage I need."

   
10

shepppy August 8, 2014

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For Back Pain "Helps my mood also, makes me feel normal. "

   
7.0

Stoogeman4 (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 10, 2014

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For Chronic Pain "Very little effect on pain."

   
3.0

Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months) May 25, 2014

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For Pain "I experience pain also. I rcashed riding my dirt bike last year but I survived. Tramadol saved me for those days of pain. "

   
10

AffiliateIMemberdrug (taken for 6 months to 1 year) March 28, 2014

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For Pain "Have periodic leg and foot pain due to being on them for 10+ a day. It works well but takes about 2 hours to kick in. Have used Lortab but feel crappy the next day"

   
8.0

Joe Someboyd March 21, 2014

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For Chronic Pain "No idea, just got it from the hospital was told to take it with other pain med.s."

Snooper (taken for less than 1 month) February 9, 2014

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For Back Pain "Started taking for back pain took two doses and ended up in hospital with halucinations, dizziness, and feeling faint. Shortly after that my body started shaking uncontrollably from the inside making my legs feel like I had ran for days. "

   
2.0

Nic83 (taken for less than 1 month) February 2, 2014

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For Chronic Pain "Tramadol works as expected. It does just enough so I can remain functional without stepping up to stronger painkillers. Tramadol only works for me if I take the doses consistently. When I first started taking Tramadol it took about a week for the medicine to be fully effective."

   
6.0

bsbybig10 (taken for 10 years or more) November 14, 2013

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For Pain "It doesn't work that great for pain but it does wonders for restless leg syndrome and stuff similar to that"

   
7.0

nickyboo95 November 12, 2013

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For Pain "I have taken ultram for years on and off. I HATE IT.it was made only to take the edge off. I have fibrmyalgia,statica caused by Lipoma caused. By sitting on my static nerve, arthritis, .neuropathy,endometreosis. And bipolar disorder ultram almost. Caused me to commit suicide it reacted so bad with my Paxil for bipolar.it is the worst pain drug ever made.if it works for u great but it didn't work and created all sorts of problems. BEWARE! !!!!!"

   
1.0

ih8pain (taken for 2 to 5 years) October 25, 2013

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For Back Pain "Got me through weeks of heavy summer lifting at work. "

   
10

pmpdx October 8, 2013

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For Chronic Pain "Takes care of my chronic knee pain. Due to cancer, I am not a candidate for a replacement at this time, though I am need of them. Tramadol keeps me from suffering. I usually take 2 daily, prescription is for 4 daily. I up it to three if I have a day where I am very active. Everything has side effects and I can live with Tramadol. I like that I can drive and go to work while taking it."

   
8.0

Moonflwr912 (taken for 2 to 5 years) September 20, 2013

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For Back Pain "I took two tramadol and had the best night's sleep for longer than I can remember. I have chronic back pain I got from from when I was younger where I was in a tournament fight. I am 40 now with a kid and working 50 plus hours per week (mostly sitting down). I have taken everything and been in physical therapy and nothing seems to work. I hate being in a fog of the other narcotics. I want to enjoy my life and my family not be oblivious to it. This is amazing. I don't want side effects so I'll keep it to a minimum."

   
10

SFOG (taken for less than 1 month) September 12, 2013

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