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User Reviews for Tramadol

Also known as: ConZip, GenRx Tramadol, Larapam SR, Rybix, Rybix ODT, Ryzolt, Tramadol Hydrochloride ER, Tramahexal, Tramahexal SR, Tramal, Tramal SR, Tramedo, Ultram, Ultram ER, Ultram ODT, ...show all 18 brand names

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6.6/10 Average Rating

714 Ratings with 499 User Reviews

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Ultram (tramadol): "Took severe pain away. Hand and neck arthritis. Take with 2 Tylenol or ibuprofen every other dose for best relief. Brand name ultram 50 mg every 5-6 hrs if needed. For me, took most pain away! Better than vicodin and not sure why but so happy I have it. Cons: occasional nausea and big time constipation-take with laxative or colace. I started pill slowly- two 25mg per day over period of a week and worked up to 50 3 x per day over 3 weeks."

   
9.0

Ksattie (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 24, 2017

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"dry eyes, runny nose, cramps both forearms into hands neck cramps rt arm going numb on and off constipation " loopy" thoughts slow reaction"

   
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Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) March 21, 2017

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"I have chronic Lumbar pain...residual after a surgical procedure. Without worthwhile pain management, acute...like a 7 out of 10, worse on some days. I have above average tolerance for pain. My doctor believes that what I call a 5 or 6 would probably incapacitate the average person. I have been prescribed the whole gamut, from the steroid series every 9 months to Oxycontin. The injections were a waste. The various opioids just made me stoned. I could still feel the pain, I simply didn't give a damn. When I first used Tramadol (Ultram), 50mg, about 40 minutes later I notices two significant facts; I was NOT stoned. And I was NOT in pain. I have been using 50mg, 4 X daily since 2012 - no side effects, no pain. BONUS!"

   
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Happy_Camper (taken for 5 to 10 years) February 22, 2017

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Ultram (tramadol): "This medicine did not touch my pain, and it gave me insomnia as well."

   
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Crazylady308 (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 22, 2017

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"Doctor recommended taking 50 mg of tramadol for pain. I took 1 with no problem took a 2nd 6 hours later no problem. The next day I took one in the morning and the problem began.I felt like vomiting slight stomach pain, hot flashes where I was sweating and nausea.The pain did go away but the side effect were terrible. Hope this helps someone,thanks"

   
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Kikko February 19, 2017

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"Been on Tramadol off and on for minor headaches and issues with Iliotibial band syndrome and arthritis. Basically since it is controlled it is a lot harder to obtain from a doctor and is also considered the new "painkiller" in ER's or doctor's office unless you have a broken bone. In all honesty it helps my leg and lets me focus at work. I've tried the norco and vicodin es,also lyrica and gabapentin but I'm not a fan. I dislike the nausea feeling and the grogginess. But at the same time everyone is different some people can stand this medication and some people cannot. I would recommend to those who have less major pain and do'nt need it all the time."

   
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Tiff.R February 13, 2017

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"I used tramadol after rotator cuff surgery. I found it to be a very effective pain medication. It did not have the side effects I've experienced with Vicodin and Percoset. No sleepiness or feeling of being high. No dependence. For me it was the perfect medication. Maybe my review helps somebody!"

   
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Ardor (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 9, 2017

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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."

   
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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!!"

   
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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."

   
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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."

   
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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."

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

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"Does not help."

   
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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."

   
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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"

   
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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."

   
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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."

   
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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."

   
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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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