Can I take Tramadol HCL while awaiting surgery?
- 23 Apr 2014 by paintergal
- 28 April 2014
- pain, hairy cell leukemia, back pain, aspirin, tramadol, medication, blood
I'm scheduled for a biopsy. no aspirin or pain relievers containing aspirin 7 days prior. Can I safely take Tramadol HCL 50MG for back pain?
Yes, it is a fake opiod not an NSAID.
Most doctors will tell you nothing to eat or drink for 12 hours prior to the procedure if you are going to be sedated because they cannot risk a person aspirating food into their lungs when they are under. That being said I always specifically ask if I can take my meds the morning of with a a few small sips of water, and most say that it is ok, but you always need to ask.
I had surgery and took my Tramadol up until the day before my surgery and it was fine. I just wouldnt take anything the day of your surgery. They always say 7 days but it depends more so on what your taking. Tramadol dont hurt.
My husband had 2 back surgeries and 2 knee surgeries and the doctors (both of them) said he could continue taking tramadol HCL while awaiting his surgeries because they are considered pain pills. So, if 2 doctors agree then you are safe.
Yes Tramadol should be safe, it is a synthetic (man made) opiate, and does not contain Aspirin. As already mentioned, check how many hours prior to surgery you need to be analgesic free, if relevant?
YES, I took it before and right after heart surgery. Heart attack, took it 4 hours before heart bypass for pain, and 1 hour after surgery.
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