... Im only 18 and have had to take tramadol for 3 years for arthritis in my back. my doctor now wants? me to stop taking it for other physical medications. But there's one problem im a full blown addict to tramadol i cannot phathem not having it in my system the way it makes me feel. i have tryed numerous times to get off of it without my doctor knowing and i just cant make it through i just took my last one and when i start having night sweats and depression and vomiting should i go to the emergecy room? i cannot do this without medical attention and i cant get an appointment with my doctor for a month. HELP ME PLEASE. ANY SUGGESTIONS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED!