i have been on the normal 50mg for over 9 months.. and was taking 3 a day.. now i been getting the sweats bad.. through out the day.. i can not take them after 2pm due to they keep me awake at night time.. so they put me on slow release though two a day.. i was on them for 5 days with major nightmares so bad that i was afraid to sleep.. so i stopped taking them .. went back on 50 mg.. 3 a day.. and no night mares.. i have googled this and apparently its very unusual.. anyone else had this problem.. i am afraid to tell my doctor in case he wont believe me. i felt like it took him a while to believe i actually had a problem in the first place. over nine months ago.. then i had mri etc etc so obviously i needed something to get rid of the pain.
The extended release works a whole lot better. I took it for several years. You don't have to take it twice a day, you can take it once. I took 150 mg daily, I took it at night before bed and never had any nightmares. Did you take them in the morning? You don't need more then 150 mg I don't think, that's what you had in 24 hrs and when you are taking slow release most of the time you don't need as much. I think I'd try one tablet in the morning and see what happens.
i have done so.. yet was still in pain later on.. so had another only a 50 mg.. so that is usual 150.. - had sweats.. not as bad though.. . but as i said it keeps me awake.. its like 3 am -_- i lay in the dark for like an hour .. just awake feeling silly .. hehe.. so jumped on pc for a bit.. hoping ill get tired. etc etc
Be careful with tramadol well at least In my case I had a seizure while taking it and lost my memory for that day and the day before was wierd I didn't show any signs I was making my bed and my daughter said she heard me yell then I guess hit the floor, I was told at the hospital and the emt that it happens to some people.
Hi, actually it occurs more often than you might think. Some of the listed potential side effects of taking Tramadol XR which relate to what you experienced are: 'Seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there', 'Abnormal dreams', 'Trouble with sleeping', and (Rare (less than 0.1%):) Hallucinations, nightmares. So don't worry about your doctor not believing you. Print this list out and take it with you if you wish
Hi everyone, I'm about to start taking Tramadol. Should I take my first dose before I go to bed or when wake up for major pain because I need my sleep and what's the best results I know everyone is different but you can put me up on game what works best to have a good night's sleep I like that Tylenol PM solution.
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