Aside from crippling depression and anxiety, and restlessness and irritability, and unable to derive pleasure from anything, and no energy, and unable to get myself to function and do simple tasks, aside from this crippling depression, I also suffer from Crohn's disease and colitis, but predominately Crohn's, and I have all features ( from my mouth to my anus) and depression and my nerves manifests Crohn's. And medicines are unbearable w the side effects or worsens my depression and anxiety ( just takes on a whole new form of itself ) and I have had chronic depression since I was 14, and going on 49. I have missed out on over 35 of living. It’s torture!!!
Which psychiatrists are prescribing tramadol for depression and anxiety when nothing else works?
Question posted by Izzyandfrankie on 1 Nov 2021
Last updated on 9 November 2021 by survivor32218
I'm sorry but Tramadol is a pain medication not for Anxiety.
Most prescribe SEROQUEL it covers ptsd/bipolar Anxiety and insomnia. One pill a day covers all above. A regular pcp might prescribe it for you. Good luck
Tramadol is an opioid pain medication, which is why it makes you feel good. Opioid and opiate pain medications should NEVER be prescribed (or taken) to treat depression and/or anxiety. Psychiatrists risk losing their licenses if they prescribe these types of drugs because they're addictive. With continued/daily use of tramadol you will become addicted to it. The opiate receptors in your brain will not only expect their daily dose, they will require forever increasing doses, and if you don't keep up with it you'll go into withdrawal (which is miserable). So if a psychiatrist were to prescribe tramadol as treatment for depression and anxiety, he or she would knowingly create an addict.
If you're taking something for depression and anxiety but it's not working, tell your doctor. If your doctor isn't willing to work with you (adjust, change, or add to your current treatment), find a new psychiatrist.
If you're currently taking tramadol to self medicate for depression and anxiety, I strongly encourage you to stop.
- Tramadol uses and safety info
- Tramadol information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side effects of Tramadol (detailed)
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