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User Reviews for Acetaminophen / tramadol

Also known as: Tramapap, Ultracet

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For Pain: "This medication did not help me with my pain, peroid. I took up to 400mg at once and still no relief but it did make me feel nauseated and gave me a headache. It's synthetic and really more like a weak antidepressant. I was prescribed it to alternate with my Hydrocodone 10mg tabs. I stopped my Norco for a 2 week period to give Tramadol a chance but it never worked. This stuff is rubish! No it's not equal to Codeine. I have taken Codeine and Tramadol is entirely different in effect. Sorry I'll stick to true Morphine based pain meds like Codeine, Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, etc. Even synthetic Darvocet worked better than this stuff!"

   
1.0

Beyonder (taken for 1 to 6 months) May 26, 2017

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For Pain: "Was given this for the shingles. Works great. Tends to not work as well if taken too much. Dizzy and nauseated when I move but can tolerate."

   
9.0

snappy117 (taken for less than 1 month) May 24, 2017

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For Pain: "I was taking Norco 10-325 for back pain, after 6 years my Dr Changed to tramadol 50mg. Side effects are killing me, Now I do have a lot pain in my liver and my kidneys, nausea black stools and I wonder if I should take a attorney and sue him. "

   
4.0

ivanvania07 (taken for less than 1 month) April 14, 2017

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Ultracet (acetaminophen / tramadol) for Pain: "Take this when taking a triptan for headache pain, this is to bring baseline pain level down a few notches if I was late taking my regular abortive it usually won't work unless I can get a control on the pain, Ultracet is mildly okay at this, just a trial for headache pain as I've tried many others, but not too bad to have sometimes, can be somewhat effective."

   
5.0

docday93 (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 11, 2017

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For Pain: "I've been taking tramadol acetaminophen for over 5 years. Most people will need to start slowly on this drug, like a quarter dose, then slowly build up to as much as needed, but obviously not exceed their prescription dosage. I have bilateral joint disorder, inflammatory disorder, arthritis, and fibromyalgia. This drug has been a life saver. I can actually function almost normal. It has not caused me to become addicted or require more than what I need to take. I do have an occasional dizzy spell if I bend over and rise up again too quickly, but then I am 64 so it may not have anything to do with the drug. I have never taken prescription drugs before because of the horrible side effects, but this is one I can highly recommend."

   
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Working through the pain January 29, 2017

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For Pain: "I have suffered from moderate to severe back pain for 15 years. I have a disk herniation and pinched nerve. Lots of pain all day. Nothing relieves it. I have been on tramadol 50mg. After 4 years on the Tram became addicted. I loved it bcause i could work like hell on it. Pain gone. Took anywhere from 100-400mg a day. I had doc take me off. Took some of my wife's here and there. I call my doc and told her She HAD to give me something i was missing work a lot and i just can't go without something for the bad days. She give me ultracet. Literally does almost nothing for me but makes me Nauseated. Maybe it dont work because I been taking tram up until she gave it to me? Built a High tolerance?"

   
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tiredofbeinginpain24/7 August 26, 2016

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For Pain: "Been taking now for 3 days.i was diagnosed with severe arthritis an bone spurs in my left knee.(tons of bone spurs) !!!! It was an old injury (30 yrs old ). I hadnt ever gottin it operated on .im 46 an injury was done when i was 15.My knee is trashed .i went to see the surgeon an this is what he gave me.so far it hasn't done anything but make me wanna take more.its not working for me.i guess the pain is just to much...anyhow i go back to see my family doc.in a few days an will post some more of this so you can mAybe help me with what to do about getting something stronger......"

   
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Stevie B. (taken for less than 1 month) June 4, 2016

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For Pain: "really isnt very affective on my shoulder pain"

   
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dodger artful May 26, 2016

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For Pain: "I had been on hydrocodone for QUITE a few years for a repaired again (3rd time) left knee, and un repairable right shoulder (rotator cuff) work related. I along with my new doctor (recently moved), decided that with the tightening of regulations and seems more and more of a stigma associated with hydrocodone, decided to try the ultracet. First, I had NO withdrawals from the switch off of hydrocodone( which was a BIG concern of mine because of how long my previous doctor had prescribed hydrocodone). Second, the pain is controlled just as well with ultracet. I thought it would not do as good of a job. Third, whether it is believed or not, my head is much clearer. I do not feel like I am impaired (at all).Great Medication!"

   
8.0

chriskneepain (taken for 1 to 2 years) April 10, 2016

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For Pain: "Took for bad tooth pain. Dentist prescribed it yesterday till he can get my swelling down and pull it next week.. Knocked me on my butt. Could barely talk, I slurred when I spoke.. Walking, I staggered everywhere.. made me so tired. Knocked the tooth pain out though. Fine for at night since I'll be sleeping anyhow. Not during the day. I actually took it before I picked up kids from school. Wow.. terrible driving home when tramadol kicked in. Make sure u try this medication when ur going to be staying home for about 6 hours.. just to be safe. So it definitely worked for the pain. Helpful for at night as it knocked me out and I didn't even know I had tooth pain. I slept hard all night."

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) February 19, 2016

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For Pain: "This medication works better on certain medical conditions, particularly spine pain of any kind, and moderate acute joint pain, and acute muscle pains. It is an opioid, though working differently from the other opiates, and will act as one - in that you may get withdrawal symptoms if using it for a long time. Likewise if you start using it at higher doses (like 2 tabs) you will experience the nausea that comes with opiate use. Better to start it at a low dose of half to 1 whole pill, and work up if needed. Only take this pill at the minimum dose you require for the least amount of time necessary, unless your doctor tells you otherwise."

   
9.0

ken007 February 11, 2016

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For Rheumatoid Arthritis: "I have RA, nerve damage and widespread pain. Helps better than just tramadol by itself, don't know why cause its a lower dose."

   
8.0

Sv12 (taken for less than 1 month) January 19, 2016

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For Pain: "Taken after laparoscopic ovarian cyst removal with torsion. I usually can only tolerate toradol for pain due to severe vomiting that occurs with strong pain meds. I took 4 mg of Zofran 15 mins prior on a full stomach and the incision pain lessened about 20 mins later, plus no intestinal side effects. Highly recommend taking with anti nausea if your stomach can't tolerate it alone."

   
9.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) January 1, 2016

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For Pain: "Just took one of the 37.5/325's due to severe and I mean SEVERE mouth pain from strep throat that not only made it unbearable to swallow but it went into my gums around my wisdom teeth so bad my gums swelled over my teeth like flaps. I am very weary of pain meds, always expecting the worse from them so I don't take anything. But I can tell you this, I'm glad I did! Within a few minutes it all went away. Its been over an hour now and I'm still good but I have noticed I'm sweating a little bit but according to the side affects it might happen. My chest feels really relaxed and that is a peaceful feeling. My only regret is I should have taken this sooner. Good luck hope this helps."

   
8.0

just a guy in pain (taken for less than 1 month) November 13, 2015

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Ultracet (acetaminophen / tramadol) for Pain: "I suffer from acute muscular pains in my legs at night (one leg at time). May be due to medication which I have to take to control my cholesterol levels . I had to undergo Bye pass ten years back. The side effects of pain in my legs means I have extremely disturbed sleep. I discovered that taking one Ultracet tablet at night enables me to have a undisturbed sleep due to absence of pain. In my case one tablet works effectively for two nights. In order to avoid getting addicted I normally take this drug only once a week - that's not too regularly. But whenever I have taken it has helped immensely without any side effect what so ever."

   
9.0

Baxi July 23, 2015

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For Pain: "I am 60 with degenerative joint disease, scoliosis, stenosis of the spine. My L joints have had countless injections and 3 rounds of RF Ablation. My S-I joints are constantly in pain but the L-joints get some relief from the RF Ablation. I currently take a combination of Gabapentin and Tramadol-Acetominophen. I have tried many other drugs. This combination is the most effective with the least side effects. The pain is lessened by up to 50%. I do get a positive well being feeling. (Other drugs left me with a negative, not-wellbeing feeling.) On occasion I have experienced increased libido. I only take when the pain gets really bad."

   
9.0

Orchidmom (taken for 1 to 2 years) February 19, 2015

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For Pain: "I have had back pain for 10 years. Tried many medications with no help with the pain unless it knocked me out for days or hours then feeling impaired not able to function properly or think right! Just when I was about to go on disability my Doctor said lets try one last thing and that is Tramadol/acetaminophen. Wow it really works for my pain. I can function think work and be pain free. It's been 3 months now and I have not missed one day of work and I even managed to loose some weight for I have energy and able to do SO much more!"

   
9.0

Living well (taken for 1 to 6 months) January 8, 2015

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Ultracet (acetaminophen / tramadol) for Pain: "66 yo with badly damaged ankles--both need replacement, which I won't do until absolutely necessary. Bad back; recent wrist surgery. Hamstring injury taking months for recovery. And some shoulder pain. All from a lifetime of sports competition, injuries, and overuse. I take Tramadol 37.5 with acetaminophen and it really helps. Take around 3 to 5 a week. Have tried the time release 200 mg and it really worked, but knocked me silly for the first couple hours. Ultracet really helps and I'm wary of additive potential since I feel hopeful/moderate well-being on it, but at my age--what the hack."

   
9.0

El Gringo Viejo (taken for 2 to 5 years) August 17, 2014

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Ultracet (acetaminophen / tramadol) for Pain: "Used for finally beating opiate addiction. There is nothing better that will not set you back! Now I can live my life again normally with my wife. Also, I am taking nothing now!"

   
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philk June 12, 2014

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Ultracet (acetaminophen / tramadol) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: "I had a rheumatoid arthritis flare-up and hadn't experienced relief in weeks. I took Aleve which normally works, Mobic which worked a bit, Naproxen which didn't work at all, and then Ultracet which worked wonders. I finally experienced incredible joint relief and slept through the night."

   
9.0

Anonymous September 3, 2011

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For Pain: "I have fibromyalgia. I keep reading everyone's rave reviews on this medication but it really isn't helping me. The feeling of wellbeing people are talking about is not there. I am still in a great deal of pain everyday. I am 25 years old and I have severe fibromyalgia. I tried this medication because I work full time and go to school so I cannot be taking narcotics all day, its too hard on my body! Well hopefully everyone keeps their good reviews and I am just an exception to all the reviews!"

   
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Anonymous July 8, 2011

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For : "I started taking Tramacet (Ultracet) a year and a half ago for severe back pain from a screwed up spinal tap. It takes the edge off enough that I can make it through a day which is saying a lot since some days the pain is so bad I'm curled in a ball sobbing. I try to limit myself to 4 or 6 pills a day but will go with the maximum if desperate. I did experience the acid reflux side effect to the point my doctor prescribed me ranitidine to help it. I also have discovered that when I am on the Tramacet I experience pounding in my ears, a constant whooshing (as though I am holding a seashell to my ear) that does throw me off balance when moving from a sitting or laying position. Other side effects I have suffered don't bother me enough to be noted."

   
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Anonymous March 9, 2011

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Ultracet (acetaminophen / tramadol) for Pain: "I have taken Ultracet for 10 years for pain. I have had surgery on both knees and I was in a bad car wreck that damaged the nerves in my neck. Ultracet takes the edge off the pain and makes it easier to cope with. Thanks to Ultracet I have led a relatively normal life. Without it I hurt so much that I don't want to do anything. I take four a day now and ten years ago I started with one. I take up to four a day based upon my activity level for the day."

   
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ArkTurkeyHunter March 8, 2011

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For Pain: "Took two tablets as prescribed. After an hour, I experienced extreme nausea and heavy sweating for nearly 2 1/2 hours."

   
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Anonymous July 2, 2010

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Ultracet (acetaminophen / tramadol) for Pain: "Was prescribed acetaminophen/tramadol for migraine pain after traditional migraine medicines actually worsened my pain...it really helped..a strange sort of relief though...can still feel the actual pounding but it just doesn't hurt after I take the tramadol! I am used to it now. Usually take 1 or 1/2 a pill 2 or 3 times a week...although was prescribed to take every 4 hours as needed. Oh also, I was having a problem with frequent diarrhea and that is gone now too! I get itchy skin when I go several days without them but not so much that it really bothers me."

   
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adriannaac May 24, 2010

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