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User Reviews for Tramadol

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6.6/10 Average Rating

707 Ratings with 492 User Reviews

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"I have chronic IC (Cystitis) and a calculi in my appendix, however appendicitis isn't significant on a CT Pelvis, and Abdomen, without contrast. Tramadol helps some with the pain, but it doesn't cut it out unfortunately."

   
8.0

Averageyoungguy95 (taken for 2 to 5 years) January 22, 2017

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"Full knee replacement used hydrocodon/acetaminophen for initial 15- days then Dr prescribed Tramadol for pain during physical therapy. First one I took I couldn't sleep and wide awake to 4:30am!! Ok, maybe something else causing it? I read side-affects not many comments. I got by on Ibrophen during next few days didn't take Tramadol for 2-days. 3-RD day by 6:00pm after working 8 hrs at desk job then on to 1-hr PT got home and decided to try Tramadol again. I took one 50-mg at 5:30pm and didn't sleep until 3:30am!!! I also experienced itchy hand palms I noticed and lasted about an hour. My pain isn't getting relieved either!! Can't continue, need rest, stopped taking and just using Ibrophen until I see Dr tomorrow!!"

   
1.0

OK-Knee January 22, 2017

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"I had kidney surgery and Extra strength Tylenol worked just as well as this . Saddened by the prescribed addicts on here. No thanks."

   
1.0

Shel K (taken for less than 1 month) January 21, 2017

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Ultram (tramadol): "This med works better than other pain meds. Knee pain was so bad from implants I was considering getting back on my crutches. No crutches needed and gained back a little energy."

   
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Al Crapone (taken for less than 1 month) January 15, 2017

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Ultram (tramadol): "I have taken Tramadol for year and have found it very helpful with my body pain especially my back pain. I usually have to take ONE 50 mg of the pill and that really helps. There are many days that I may NOT have to take it. I don't find it addicting at all. I take it only if I really need it. My prescription says to take it 4 times a day. I would never do that. It helps with only one. It can be constipating and that is why I only take one to give me a lot of relief. I take it now with a stool softener. I am sorry if people find it addictive but I don't feel that at all. Perhaps they are taking 4 a day. I do not plan on dropping this pill for my pain any time soon."

   
10

Raleighgk January 12, 2017

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"I've been on tramadol for over a year now,I lost my left leg Iraq in 2005. The V.A. is no longer writing prescription for narcotics pain killers as per the U.S. government. So here I sit day after day in pain. Thanks V.A. I put my life on the line and this is the way you repay me, not only me but 1000's of disabled veterans."

   
3.0

Disabled sgt. (taken for 1 to 2 years) January 11, 2017

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"Does not help."

   
2.0

1sheila January 5, 2017

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"After total knee replacement and now the other knee is painful, nothing worked like tramadol. I had oxycodone, hydrocodone, did not work at all. One tramadol 50mg in the early morning and one at bedtime works wonders for me, makes pain more tolerable and helps me sleep at night. I don't know ehst I'd do without it."

   
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Raveraz (taken for 1 to 6 months) January 4, 2017

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Ultram (tramadol): "Dose not work only made me anxious and angry I wasted my money and my chance to not be in pain after surgery. Stop peddling this rubbish. All the Dr round here are prescribing it thanks to some pharmaceutical rep but you're ruining people's rights to quality of life. You know it does not work."

   
1.0

Csyinde (taken for less than 1 month) January 1, 2017

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Ultram ODT (tramadol): "You can use ultram to detox yourself from harder stuff like OXY or H. I used it before for withdrawal symptoms and it worked great. In case ur ever withdrawing bad and have some it will help."

   
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Cherish151 (taken for less than 1 month) December 20, 2016

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"Works great for me, two 50mg in the morning lasts all day and two 50mg at night.. I have lower back pain and my hip down my left but to leg...I like it better than oxycodone cause it lasts alot longer.. actually makes me happy, kind of euphoric feeling.. very relaxed.. "

   
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Navyvet52 (taken for less than 1 month) December 1, 2016

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"In all honesty the first time I had tramadol for pain it did nothing for me. It was after my hip surgery. It didnt work for my surgical pain 4 years ago. But the last surgery I had *gallbladder* removal it worked amazingly well. I'm not sure why it just did. I requested to be put on it bc the hydro codeine stopped working. I didn't want something stronger I wanted something different. And this last time I fell down my stairs. My hips get stiff sometimes and stop working properly. When this happens I fall down alot. I manged to bruise my lower back to my hip. Doctor gave me tramadol for the acute pain from the bruises on the hip. And it's been wonderful I can move no pain from stiffness I can move in ways I haven't been able to in years"

   
9.0

Sehfen (taken for less than 1 month) November 28, 2016

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"I recently broke my right clavicle in half. At first the doctors tried to give me vicodin, but I refused because that drug is very addictive. Don't get me wrong, tramadol is a little addictive, but I have enough control to only take it when my break becomes very painful at times. Advil and etc, did nothing so they gave me tramadol. It really does work, I used to never be able to fall asleep and this does. Also helps tone down the pain while giving me a nice high. I will be happy when my bone heals and I won't need this anymore."

   
8.0

Noneyabusiness (taken for less than 1 month) November 24, 2016

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"I broke my nose and was prescribed tramadol by the dr after whatever shot the gave me in the hospital did not take away the pain. Took 2 and the pain went away. It worked great for me and made me feel really good and drowzy. This definitely worked for me and I was able to sleep at night. Was able to go off it no problem and weened myself down by not taking it so often"

   
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Treeintheforest November 4, 2016

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"Two months ago I suffered sudden severe pain in my right ear, I started first with acetaminophen 500mg but the pain still moderate to severe, after 2 hours of first dose of acetaminophen I took another pill 500mg too but pain not relieved. It was night I asked roommate if have painkiller other than acetaminophen he gave me voltaren dispersible I got a slight pain relieve. Next day in the morning I went to hospital with very severe pain; ER gave an injection of diclofenac and prescribed to me Zaldiar tablets which is tramadol combined with acetaminophen . With the ear drops and antibiotics ENT doctor prescribed to me laterI I used Zaldiar for 5 days as the pain continued severely for 3 days it was very effective pain killer."

   
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Algor October 25, 2016

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"Took for short term (5 weeks) after double knee replacement. I took it as directed two 50mg tablets twice daily. When I tried to discontinue this drug I had horrible withdrawal symptoms. I was not warned that it had a dependency potential and it was given to me billed as much safer then Hydrocodone as far as addiction. Heads up if you are going to take this medication for very long."

   
1.0

LisaM88 October 22, 2016

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"I have fibromyalgia. I also have a knee injury. My knee pain was reduced by this medication, which let the rest of my body calm down. No side effects."

   
9.0

Leroy2004 October 21, 2016

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"tramadol is the sorry ass meds that they give u.. its just a upgraded aspirin .. why go to the doctor when you can go to any wal mart and spend less on aspirin"

christopher anderson October 4, 2016

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"When I took it, it was for a severe headache. It took the headache away but I experienced pretty much all of the side effects such as : faintness, dizziness, and nausea"

   
7.0

Madiiiii September 29, 2016

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"I tried tramadol at the suggestion of my Dr as I don't like how Lortab etc makes me feel. It didn't seem to help though. Then I read somewhere to take it with an extra strength Tylenol. It's like a miracle. The two together worked so well for me. It was suggested that the combination of the two enhanced the effectiveness. It did for me."

   
8.0

GrandmaDi September 24, 2016

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"I have been given this medicine on and off for the past several years. I have Crohns and Colitis and it is given for the pain and spasms that happen at any given time. It has done nothing but upset my stomach and cause stomach ulcers. Doctors are unwilling to prescribe anything else as none of them are good for working to maintain a healthy gut. However, it does it make it hard for me to be able to live and work with the pain so I end up in the hospital more than I would like."

   
1.0

Anonymous (taken for 5 to 10 years) September 7, 2016

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"Everyone is different and not everyone will like tramadol but I suffer from chronic TMJ dysfunction where my jaw locks up, clicks and pops and is so very painful all the time. I was prescribed 50 mg to take 1-2 tabs every 6 hours. It worked AMAZING. I love tramadol for any type of pain including back pain that I have on occasion. Only down side is it can make you constipated, can make you go through opioid withdrawal if not tapered off of it gradually when stopping and also long term use can make the dose less effective and you will have to either take a break from it or be prescribed a stronger narcotic because more than 2 tablets of tramadol can damage your stomach kidneys etc."

   
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Anonymous (taken for 6 months to 1 year) September 4, 2016

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GenRx Tramadol (tramadol): "Tramadol is worse then useless. It has done nothing for the pain of a broken rib. The pain is the same weather I take the drug or not."

   
1.0

papabruce1 September 3, 2016

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"I had two teeth pulled and was given Tramadol 50 mg. I used it maybe three times, but it did nothing. I still had pain and had a terrible time trying to sleep. I found that 3 ibuprofen worked better and I didn't need a prescription for that. So the Tramadol went in the medicine cabinet never to be used again."

   
1.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) September 3, 2016

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"Prescribed for pain on a as needed basis. Make me feel euphoric but does little for the pain. Makes me itch and I don't sleep well when taking. Always wake up with a hangover type headache. Now, If I mix it with a Goodys power or another NSAIDs it works ok. Side effects are still problematic."

   
4.0

Old fit guy September 2, 2016

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