Yes, this is how I take it. However, I am also on a stronger long-acting medication 24/7, so this is more for breakthrough type pain as a back go for my other med for chronic pain. I suggest eating something before taking it as it has been known to cause nausea otherwise, found this out the hard way!!!
I use Tramadol as needed, have for 2-1/2 years. BUT I always take it with 600 mg of Ibuprofen. The two meds "kick in" more quickly and effectively when taken together, in my case. Note that in my state, my doctor can only prescribe a 1-month supply... so he prescribes 4-50mg/day and I usually only take 2. Saves me a copay of $45 just for a prescription refill. :-)
- Tramadol Information for Consumers
- Tramadol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tramadol (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 5 Sep 2010 • 2 answers
Posted 4 Oct 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 10 Oct 2010 • 3 answers
Posted 10 Jan 2011 • 1 answer
Posted 31 Oct 2012 • 6 answers