I noticed for several years a decrease in allergy symptoms from 50 of tramadol my sneezing and itching eyes and cough are much better. It works at least as well as a chlorpbeniramine, dipheniramine or Zyrtec and is non sedating.
Hello Rhinitis. You might be on to something. Did some reading and found nothing to suggest it helps the allergy. Having said that, its a good thing that its helping you. The FDA is always interested in comments to any given drug. you might link up to thier site and drop your thoughts, opinion to them. Have a goodday, appreciate the news,.pledge
Hi, I just wanted to ask if the onset of your sneezing/coughing was brought on at the same time as you started the Tramadol? Just some people have noted these side effects. Once the dose has been increased/you have been taking it for a while, the effects have been reduced.
I also was curious about that. I suffer from allergies every year and this year since I have been taking 50mg tramadol I have not had any problems. The rest of my family is having a lot of trouble but I am still going strong.I have a little sniffle but I am usually the one that gets sick first and then needs antibiotics from getting an infection. And I am not taking any other meds.
I had horrible allergies for many years where it would come on suddenly and make me feel like I have the flu for a week or more. When I got shingles, my doctor gave me tramadol to help with the pain. Now, whenever I have a sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat allergy attack.. if I take half of a pill of my leftover tramadol medicine my allergies are instantly better within 15-20 minutes. The sneezing, runny nose, and itchy throat are immediately healed and I don't suffer for over a week anymore. I really think someone should research this a bit more because it works far better than any other allergy medicine I have ever tried and I tried them all.
I too have noticed improvements in my terrible allergies upon taking tramadol. Seems to dry out my sinuses.
Hello my name is Doris I have been suffering from allergies for years.. and one day I took a Tramadol for pain and I noticed that it control my allergies I have talked to the ER concerning this and they said they never heard of that happening but the Tramadol does work for allergies... it controls my coughing, Sneezing itchy eyes and runny nose all of it
I have also noticed this benefit! It's a tremendously fortunate side effect. In my case, in helps with chronic back pain and my longtime sinus problems to boot. We should write the FDA.
Regarding allergies in general. I've suffered from allergies since childhood... meaning, intense itch all over my body when eating certain types of foods, and from excessive exposure to sun. Since I stumbled upon Tramadol 50mg four years ago all my allergies are gone, as long as I keep taking it. I swear by it. Wil.
I have noticed that my allergies act up when I'm not taking tramadol also.
It’s been six years since I started this blog. It looks like six other people have noticed how tramadol helps Rhinitis and other allergy symptoms. This is fascinating. I’m also a physician. I’ve never discovered a new remedy before. I’ll keep looking into this Benefit to allergies with tramadol. Let’s keep this going!!
I am so glad I just stumbled onto this. I moved to Texas 16 years ago. Within the last 13 years, I started having drainage issues. It started with constant throat clearing and has progressed to full days and nights of non-stop coughing. The cough ironically lessens when I get a cold but as the cold goes away, the cough comes back with a vengence. I can't get it to go away permanently. It's all from constant drainage. I have been to many doctors and 3 ENTs, taken every OTC allergy med, cough med, and nasal spray, tested for allergies (negative), had a CT scan (clear). Nothing makes it go away, except Tramadol, which I take for restless leg syndrome. I only recently noticed this link and I think it is working 2 ways at once. First, it cuts down the sensitivity of the nerves in the throat and, secondly, it dries up my drainage. I didn't take any tramadol yesterday and coughed horribly all day today.
I broke down and took some at 5pm today and I have not been coughing for hours, which will also allow me to sleep without coughing through the night. I do believe this seriously needs to be looked into for chronic coughs.
I completely agree! I’ve had horrific allergies for many years. Done the allergy shots for years, take every OTC product available and still have chronic drainage from allergies. Had some dental work done a few months back and was prescribed Tramadol 50 mg for post operative pain. Allergies and drainage was bad at the time I had the dental work done but it all stopped after taking Tramadol. It was such a noticeable difference I made the connection between the two very quickly. Unfortunately I’m back to sleeping sitting up at night due to allergy drainage and nothing works to relieve it. I told my MD about this and she stated there was nothing in Tramadol that would have worked on my allergies and continues to keep prescribing everything under the sun to no avail. Wish someone would expedite these findings so I could again get some relief.
I've had the same experience! I had terrible allergies for years prior to taking tramadol, and now even after years of being on it to treat chronic pain, I notice a major decrease in allergy symptoms for about 6 - 8 hours almost immediately after taking 50 mg of tramadol (which I only take twice a day). I wish someone would research this, because it works better and faster than any antihistamine I've ever taken. The allergies are not a withdrawal symptom of tramadol, at least not in my case, but rather are existing allergy symptoms that tramadol helps relieve. Glad other people have posted about having similar experiences.
I too have noticed that Tramadol greatly alleviates my respiratory allergy (rhinitis). As I understand it, tramadol is a synthetic opioid that also has SNRI activity, i.e., serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibition. As a scientist commenting well out of my field, I believe it is the norepinephrine reuptake inhibition that provides an excess of norepinephrine, which acts as a decongestant.
Oh my no sir.
- Tramadol Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Tramadol (detailed)
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