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  1. New member. I need advice! 21st February 2008
    ... migraines or nerve/bone damage. I was on 400 mg of Ultram ER a while back because I was told that, like amitryptaline...

  2. Any recommended alternatives to Lyrica? 19th February 2008
    ... think of it just as an anti-depressant. Just like Ultram affects serotonin and norepinephine along with helping ... the medication like that. Of couse if they said that Ultram was an anti-depressant then many people with pain...

  3. Dr. won't refill pain meds so soon. 14th February 2008
    ... Neurontin, Lyrica, nortriptyline, amitryptiline, Ultram , and Topomax. I would definitely try some of these ... the oxycodone. I have nerve pain and take Lyrica, Ultram , and the fentanl patch. Hope that helps. Brian...

  4. Chronic pain and depression I think I;m losing it. 13th February 2008
    ... that I can't remember. I was trying to get off of Ultram a couple of months ago and got to a point where I ... Lyrica 600mg, Trileptal 1500mg, fentanyl patch 50mcg, ultram 100mg, Lortab 20mg/day and melatonin 3mg (at night...

  5. Do I want to stop my meds??!! NOO!! Urg. 10th February 2008
    ... meds, we decided on Tramadol (brand name Ultracet or Ultram ) because it is suppose to work well for nerve damage...

  6. oxycodone vs. hydrocodone 9th February 2008
    ... that we take to help with CP throw up warnings, My ultram and prosac never failed to freak out a new phamacist...

  7. Very rough mornings...Anyone else? 9th February 2008
    ... hangover". Somtimes I take my Lyrica and either Lortab or Ultram and doze back off for an hour or two. Then I will...

  8. Tolerance to opiods vs. opiates 6th February 2008
    ... of fully synthetic opioids would be Methadone and Ultram . I believe that Demerol is also fully synthetic,...
    ... methadone, pethidine (Demerol) fentanyl, tramadol ( Ultram ), and loperamide (Imodium). -Wren...

  9. Lortab and Ultram for BT meds 5th February 2008
    ... an around-the-clock med. That happened to me with Ultram . So now my BT med is OxyDose 20mg/ml oral solution...
    ... you Steve for the reply. Yeah that is the thing with Ultram is that it is pretty much impossible to take as needed ... 50mcg fentanyl patch 600mg/day Lyrica 100mg/day Ultram 4/day of (5/500mg) Lortab I did just buy the n ... here suggested. My doctor did say that if the Lortab/ Ultram combination is working then stick with it. I know...

  10. Am I too young to be considered a "Chronic Pain" patient??? 5th February 2008
    ... another anticonvulsant effective for nerve pain 5. Ultram - a different kind of narcotic medication that is...

  11. Switching From Avinza to Fentanyl Patches 5th February 2008
    ... well not exactly true I went from taking 400mg of Ultram per day to getting on the fentanyl patch. It was a...

  12. Too Much Meds? 2nd February 2008
    ... warn you accordingly. You take too much tramadol ( Ultram ). The daily max is 400mg. Also, the admixture of...
    ... While Steve is correct that you are on a high dose of Ultram (tramadol), I was on that dose and higher for quite...

  13. My first Pain Mgmt appt. 1st February 2008
    ... steroid to kick in. He prescribed Neurontin and Ultram . I felt a little dizzy this AM which must be from ... to 300 mg. three times a day. I took a dose of the Ultram and it didn't relieve my pain at all. Does the ... the Neurontin go away eventually? Does anyone find Ultram effective for their pain? Thanks for listening...
    ... few days. I also gained a ton of weight. I take Ultram and Lyrica for pain. I took Ultram alone for many...
    ... Yikes, I don't need that! I'm glad to hear that ultram is effective for you. I didn't think it was a strong ... vicodin never was that effective for me I thought surely ultram wouldn't be. I guess I shouldn't count on the meds...

  14. Question about Lorcet Plus 31st January 2008
    ... take any other narcotic pain medicine. I do take Ultram on occasion for my knee. This pain is about to get...

  15. Percocet, new to this... 31st January 2008
    ... pain meds weren't really working for me. I tried ultram , made me puke. Loratab 10's, didn't relieve my pain...

  16. Ultram question... 31st January 2008
    ... I've taken generic brands of tramadol ( Ultram ) for years, but have never heard of this manufacturer...

  17. I have a Question regarding oxy and fentanyl 30th January 2008
    ... doc and the only thing that he was prescribing was ultram and lyrica. Well, the pain got really bad and I couldn...

  18. BT Med Question 28th January 2008
    ... you are pain free! I use to get Hydrocodone or Ultram from my GYN but he knew that my pain needed to be...
    ... spend the rest of my life in pain. I too have had Ultram and it does not work for me. The Lorcet Plus helps...

  19. Very worried about a Sister Friend 28th January 2008
    ... other Day when the pain didn't subside she took an Ultram every 3 hours.When it still didn't help she took a...
    ... for all the obvious reasons. Regarding the meds - Ultram every three hours is not the best. Ultram brings...

  20. please give me some advice....... struggling w/ pain (anti-opiod) 24th January 2008
    ... praying for you. :) Did you mean "Tramadol" (generic Ultram ), or Trazadone (for sleep/anxiety)? I suggest that...
    ... and useful for nerve pain. Then there is tramadol ( Ultram ) which is also good for nerve pain and not like your...

  21. what kind of prescription pain killer might replace norco 10 24th January 2008
    ... don't know all of them. oxycontin ? ms contn ? ultram ER? Fentanyl? Duragaisic ? I currently am on...
    ... nerve pain and doubles as an anti-depressant 4. Ultram (tramadol) or Ultracet (tramadol w/acetaminophen)...
    ... don't know all of them. oxycontin ? ms contn ? ultram ER? Fentanyl? Duragaisic ? I currently am on...

  22. What pain medicine can and can't be called in? 24th January 2008
    ... ) PS~This made me wonder, I just switched from Ultram and Lortabs, both class III's, to Methadone. Is methadone...
    ... Norco, pretty much any version of hydrocodone 2. Ultram (tramadol) or Ultracet (tramadal APAP) 3. Any anti...

  23. Question about Pain Medicines and Doctors ??? 23rd January 2008
    ... time with my Ortho doc giving me anything other than Ultram and one time Darvocet (crap) for my knee. I do not...
    ... medications. I am currently on the fentanyl patch, ultram , trileptal, and lyrica. I am very grateful that he...

  24. Long-acting Hydrocodone?? 22nd January 2008
    ... valid long acting CP med. Probably on the order of LA Ultram . Heck, they even manufacture Codeine Contin in some...

  25. Support needed 16th January 2008
    ... though we are sorry you need us. I was also on ultram for years, and although I only made the switch yesterday ... , I moved from the ultram and lortab to methadone, and the pain is better then...
    ... fentanyl patch (50mcg), Lyrica(pregabalin) 600mg/day, Ultram (tramadol) 50-100mg/day, Trileptal, and acetaminophen...
    ... fentanyl patch (50mcg), Lyrica(pregabalin) 600mg/day, Ultram (tramadol) 50-100mg/day, Trileptal, and acetaminophen...

  26. We are saying we cannot be trusted 15th January 2008
    ... previous CP doctor who would not give me anything besides Ultram for the pain. If my current doctor asked me to sign...

  27. Spinal injections - success stories? 13th January 2008
    ... I'm at a very low level of pain now and only take Ultram ER 200 mg at night for pain management. I've had...

  28. When Do You Stop Complaining? 11th January 2008
    ... on the methadone (by making me wean off 15 years of ultram use in 28 days) but I will make it, and I will have...

  29. The Darvocet was crap just like you all said! 5th January 2008
    ... work! It probably didn't even work as well as the Ultram (Tramadol). I called today and my ortho doc is on ... for him to call me back :(. Even taking two 50mg Ultram at the same time doesn't do a whole lot in the pain ... Esgic Plus (Fiorcet no codeine) for this when the Ultram wasn't doing its job. I had injections in the knee...
    ... ibuphropins. For years I was on 400-500 mgs of Ultram (tramadol) WITH 7.5 lortabs 3 times a day, and baclofen...
    ... extremely hesitant to give me anything stronger than Ultram , Fiorcet :) or Darvocet. I am also on Lyrica for...
    ... that injections have not helped at all. Been thru the Ultram + Darvocet, and now am being prescribed the hydrocodone...

  30. Medications 3rd January 2008
    ... both at the same time". I know Tramadol is also Ultram ........Is Vicodin ES also Lortab? Hope...
    ... hydrocodone is Vicodin ES at 7.5mg. steve PS - I take Ultram along with my narcotic pain meds with no trouble....

  31. How well does Darvocet work? 3rd January 2008
    ... total hysterectomy in 10 days) and told him that the Ultram works fine on normal pain days but the days when it...

  32. Seizure due oxycontin????? 2nd January 2008
    ... depression meds like Prozac, Celexa, Serzone, etc)? Ultram ? Any other opioids? The depression meds, combined...

  33. Nothing is working for me, what do I do now? 2nd January 2008
    ... wouldn't be squat, It was a huge leap from Vicodin or Ultram and Few PM docs would totally disregard the standard...

  34. Lortab vs. ultram 2nd January 2008
    ... but they block pain differently. If you search " ultram " on this site you will come across an older post that ... explains how. Ultram alone doesn't work for me at all. However, the ultram ... and the lortab work great. By adding the Ultram , it allowed me to take less of the lortab. So you...
    ... but they block pain differently. If you search " ultram " on this site you will come across an older post that ... explains how. Ultram alone doesn't work for me at all. However, the ultram ... and the lortab work great. By adding the Ultram , it allowed me to take less of the lortab. So you ... it for a week or two here and there. So you take Ultram and Lortab at the same time? My doctor gave me both...
    ... I take Ultram along with my MS Contin (morphine) and they are very ... good together. Think of the Ultram as adding to the potency of the Lortab.:) steve...
    ... lortab is an opiate (meaning derived from opium) and ultram is an opiod (not derived from opium). Both attach ... the brain it's just lortab is also an opiate. Ultram acts differently being very mildly attached to the ... serotonin by being reuptake inhibitor. I like to think of Ultram as an opiod and SNRI (anti-depressant) combined even ... specifically word it this way. I am currently taking both Ultram and Lortab right now along with my fentanyl patch...
    ... Yes. I take them at the same time. I am Ultram er 100mg once or twice a day as needed. The benefit ... of this over just the standard Ultram 50 mg is it is released into the body throughout the ... this means I take less Lortab. As Brian said, the Ultram also seems to help with mood. If you have been...
    ... working as well as it use to. I sometimes take the Ultram and it only works a little,less then the Lortab. ... So maybe I'll take 1 Lortab and 1 Ultram and see if it works better that way....
    ... 3371935]Yes. I take them at the same time. I am Ultram er 100mg once or twice a day as needed. The benefit ... of this over just the standard Ultram 50 mg is it is released into the body throughout the ... this means I take less Lortab. As Brian said, the Ultram also seems to help with mood. If you have been...
    ... Sorry for your pain. My opinion with the Ultram is that it works at best for mild/moderate pain. ... I have Ultram for my knee, which is in bad shape. I have had Lortab ... surgery and found that it works much better than the Ultram if the pain is bad! Everyone is different and every...
    ... 3372046]Sorry for your pain. My opinion with the Ultram is that it works at best for mild/moderate pain. ... I have Ultram for my knee, which is in bad shape. I have had Lortab ... surgery and found that it works much better than the Ultram if the pain is bad! Everyone is different and every ... Take care! My PA is the one that prescribed the Ultram and Lortabs, not my gastroenterologist, but my gastroentero...

  35. Has anyone been given Esgic Plus for pain? 2nd January 2008
    ... knee or back pain? My orthopedic doctor has me on Ultram for my knee which I had surgery on almost two years ... but it is worse at best. There are days when the Ultram will not touch the pain and when he and I discussed...

  36. what is considered DUI? 28th December 2007
    ... laughed and commented on the fact that I had taken my Ultram only two hours before and my Lortab only 4 hours before ... my question.... What is considered DUI? I take Ultram and Lortab everyday. So it is going to be in my system...
    ... was in an accident this past summer and I was taking Ultram . However, the police never asked me if I was taking...
    ... laughed and commented on the fact that I had taken my Ultram only two hours before and my Lortab only 4 hours before ... my question.... What is considered DUI? I take Ultram and Lortab everyday. So it is going to be in my system...

  37. Finally, some relief in sight! 27th December 2007
    ... know, I have been wanting to go on methadone, as the ultram and lortabs I have been on for over 15 years are no ... hydrocodone (which I probably could) and 400 mgs of ultram , which scared me half to death. I had started ... a taper on my own off the ultram , but was still on 200 mgs a day when I saw him yesterday...
    ... that you had the information especially about the Ultram and not stopping cold turkey. I am also glad that ... he is designing a plan for tapering the ultram . But, if you find that the depression is getting overwhelmi ... of anti-depressant. You won't realize how much the ultram was helping with the depression until you start to...
    ... sure be watching my depression as I taper off the ultram , but thanks for the reminder! DRP. I will for sure...
    ... terrible, I have come off of lots of medications, but ultram is by far the worst! I dont know if it's because I...
    ... I'm sorry this is so hard. I went off Ultram cold turkey and it sounds much like what you are going...
    ... you're having such a miserable time getting off the Ultram . I'm praying for you, and I KNOW you have some wonderful...
    ... doctor is going to wait until you taper down to 50mg of Ultram per day before starting you on the Methadone. My ... withdrawal symptoms!! Now I know that Duragesic and Ultram are two different drugs, but I'm still wondering why ... have you continue to taper (but more quickly) the Ultram and hydrocodone. With the right amount of methadone ... number that a person has to reach before stopping the Ultram and starting the Methadone. Anyway, I really think...
    ... doctor is going to wait until you taper down to 50mg of Ultram per day before starting you on the Methadone... KathyMac ... and there are no interactions between methadone and Ultram . I added Prozac to the mix, as I believe you've indicated ... an interaction, but only between the Prozac and the Ultram . Please ask your doc if you couldn't start on the...
    ... day dont count, he was willing to let me stop the ultram cold turkey, but if I want to taper, he wants me all...
    ... right dose of Methadone that you can just quit the Ultram cold turkey with little, IF ANY, withdrawal symptoms...
    ... around anymore, especially since the taper from the ultram was my idea, not his. I am down to two pills a day...
    ... methadone, I suspect you won't feel the withdrawal from Ultram nearly as much, or even at all. I have lots of faith...
    ... DDP, are you taking ultram ? (tramadol)? Because it always gave me dizzy spells ... going off of it, Its been 3 days since I have had any ultram at all, and I was dizzy again last night. I know thats ... few days. Thats one of the worst things about ultram , too much and not enough can give you the same reactions...
    ... No I am not on ultram . I am on oxycontin, percocet and soma. The balance...
    ... Fab: How are you doing with not being on the Ultram ? I was just curious because I may be going off of...
    ... Hi Brian, I was really scared to go off the ultram , I tapered down, when I got down to two a day (100 ... dose, I havent even noticed that I quit taking the ultram , its been great. I still dont think I would have wanted...
    ... think back and remember the days of being on only the ultram . I really don't like thinking about those days but...

  38. Why would PM doc not want to prescribe meds after my surgery???? 23rd December 2007
    ... like urine retention which happens to be bad with the Ultram I take. Aren't you glad we know that about each other...

  39. Morphine Question ?? 20th December 2007
    ... hydrocodone or oxymorphone. There's always Tramadol ( Ultram ) as well. steve...
    ... Steve, Wow, you are very knowledgeable. So, with ultram /tramadol, is it considered an agonist but only mild ... having? I think that I read some where that taking ultram with fentanyl can send a person into mild withdrawal...
    ... Steve, Wow, you are very knowledgeable. So, with ultram /tramadol, is it considered an agonist but only mild ... having? I think that I read some where that taking ultram with fentanyl can send a person into mild withdrawal...

  40. My terrible pharmacy experience 20th December 2007
    ... RX's that was given to me by him for the last year ( ultram and zanaflex). This new DR gave me valium and percocet...

  41. Terrible Pharmacy Experience This Evening 19th December 2007
    ... bad" pharmacy experience yesterday. My doc wrote my Ultram and Lortab Rx on the same sheet...so I had to turn ... them in together on Monday. I had just gotten the Ultram filled two weeks earlier, but the Lortab was due. ... realized what was going on...she was speaking about the Ultram . So, I explained the situation, about the Rx's being...

  42. Ultram & Cymbalta 17th December 2007
    ... cocktail of meds to cover the symptoms. When I filled my Ultram prescription for the first time, my pharmacist warned ... a problem. I know that some people take 400 mg. of Ultram a day and don't get the syndrome. Having a seizure...
    ... terrible. However, I started on Effexor 37.5mg/day and Ultram 100-125mg/day and I have been doing alright. So you ... really will. If your neighbor is taking 400mg/day of Ultram then it probably would not be a good idea to start...
    ... That's news to me!! I just successfully got off ultram . I've been on it for about 4or 5 years and cymbalta ... anything about the red flag. After not having any ultram for a couple of days I feel kind of like my mental...
    ... use this board for support. The withdrawal from the Ultram can be VERY bad especially the depression part. Can...
    ... I take 400mg of Ultram per day and 30mg of Cymbalta daily and have experienced...

  43. Oh God I hope I don't get terminated!!! 17th December 2007
    ... ordered tests sent me home with a prescription for Ultram to be used in addition to my regular regimen, and ... asked the nice ladies at the front desk about the new Ultram RX. They pulled my chart and asked a nurse, and I ... were able to fill the regular monthly RX, but not the Ultram . So the doctor's office okayed the monthly stuff...
    ... interaction with one of your regular meds and the Ultram . Do you know what it might be interacting with? If ... any kind of anti-depressant it might interact with Ultram . You do need to be extremely careful in this situation...
    ... didn't say the practice didn't want you to have the Ultram , they came right out and told you what the issue was...
    ... The pharmacist told me that they can't fill the Ultram yet because they didn't get confirmation from my doctor ... medicine regimen, and the doctor who prescribed the Ultram was not in the office to reassure anyone that it was...
    ... But I really wonder why you're being prescribed Ultram for gall bladder attacks. I don't think it'll even...

  44. Nerve Medication List 17th December 2007
    ... successfully prescribed for neuropathic pain, and Ultram is being tested for that as well. Plus, there's a ... new drug in Phase III testing, a stronger version of Ultram that may hit our shores in a couple of years - looks...
    ... add that one to your list. I also am still taking Ultram and used to take Ultracet (which is just Ultram with...
    ... Dr.Pepper, Have you ever tried Ultram ? (tramadol). If not, it might be worth a try, It worked...

  45. Ultram prescription - no mg mentioned??? 16th December 2007
    ... 100 or 200...but I am not sure about the "regular" Ultram . I want to say it is all one strength..maybe 50? ... on a side note, I can't believe they only gave you Ultram for gallbladder pain. I sure hope it helps. When...
    ... can call. I hope you get some relief from the Ultram . Gallbladder pain is horrific, In my opinion it compares...
    ... I've been taking tramadol ( ultram ) on and off since June. Typically, if it's simply ... Tramadol HCL, which is Ultram , the pills are 50mg. I know they do make a 100mg pill ... the prescription is for Ultracet? I know you did say Ultram , and I could be totally wrong, but my doctor was giving ... me Ultracet before Ultram , and I had no idea what the difference was. When I ... in, but thought it might help. So, if it is just Ultram , I'd assume it's 50mg. But if it says Tramadol APAP ... or Ultram APAP on the prescription, it's the dosages I listed...
    ... [COLOR="Purple"]It's definitely Ultram , that's exactly what it says on the prescription....
    ... I am sorry to hear you only got ultram for your gallbladder pain. Just note that it's not...

  46. Scared to fill a script 16th December 2007
    ... help me with this. Also, the prescription is for Ultram and I don't see any mg (dosage, like 5 mg, 10 mg,...
    ... Ultram comes in 50mg tablets. This is for the regular immediate ... release Ultram . There's also an extended release version of Ultram...

  47. Need new pain meds, what? 13th December 2007
    ... Vicodin a day and am still hurting. I have tried ultram and I think it helped some but not sure I like taking...
    ... Lortab of 7.5/325 or 10/325. You should also give Ultram another try along with the vicodin. If you are having ... side effects you could try the extended release form Ultram ER. However it sound like you may need something long...

  48. Update...Scared, first PM appointment...AWFUL 12th December 2007
    ... this now with the increase in the patch) 50-100mg Ultram I am worried about being on alot of pretty strong...

  49. 19 year old with chronic back pain, advice greatly appreciated 12th December 2007
    ... 5/750 i think. I usually take two vicodin and two ultram (tramodol) and sometimes the pain is controlled for...
    ... I cannot fathom that you are ONLY on vicodin and ULTRAM for the kind of pain you're in. Especially if you...

  50. Problems with oxycontin 9th December 2007
    ... and long acting, and morphine, short and the contin. Ultram is also there but for me it is a useless med. And...

  51. any good non-opiate pain meds 8th December 2007
    ... non opiate, but you might try toredol, naproxin, or ultram , which is technically an opiate but you wont think...
    ... Ultram works the best for me. It works off the nerve impulses ... however sometimes I need some when i have had all the Ultram I can have....
    ... Ultram is considered an opiate, just a synthetic one, and...
    ... Fabby is right. Ultram is an opiate and you will develop a tolerance and ... have withdrawal syptoms from abruptly stopping Ultram just like with any opiate. I think Ultram is useless...

  52. Fentanyl affect any neurotransmitters 7th December 2007
    ... will be able to cut down or go completely off the Ultram but I don't want to do it cold turkey because of the ... week and a half ago so I might be able to cut out the Ultram faster. Any ideas? Brian...
    ... I do know the following from my own experience. Ultram does affect the SSRI and is part of what helps to ... opinion you should be able to make the switch from Ultram to Duragesic with out a problem, especially since...
    ... asked before what the big deal with discontinuing Ultram . It seems your gaging your dose of duragesic based ... anything extra ypu will need your dose increased, The ultram is nothing compared to the fentanyll and it's already ... guess I don't understand your goal or coralation to ultram . Just a different perpective than increasing based ... increase. The first sign of toelrance is duation, and Ultram will ghardly carry you fan extra 12 hours whe you ... two different things, I guess i really don't get the Ultram thing. I hope you can think about it without a ... get the logic or how it takes 3 months to taper off Ultram . My post is simply meant to get you thinking about...
    ... want to experience serotonin syndrome again so the Ultram really needs to go. I am not sure what to try for ... I am especially being on my feet. I know that the Ultram and fentanyl have a Major drug interaction when I ... 2 drugs through a drug interaction checker. Also, Ultram and Effexor have a Major druger interaction. I am...
    ... From personal experience, I can only say that Ultram is an M&M (the candy) compared to Fentanyl, and ... I had no problem getting off of Ultram in 2 weeks when I switched to an opiod (I started...

  53. Update -Doctor's Appointment Earlier today 7th December 2007
    ... posted. Maybe I will finally be able to get off the Ultram which I so desperately wanted to do but I am taking...

  54. Whic is suitable to first-timer ... Cymbalt or Neurontin? 7th December 2007
    ... I switched to Lyrica. You may also want to look at Ultram which is a narcotic (non-opiate) medication that is ... treating general pain and nerve pain. I have been taking Ultram for a year and a half. It is better to try non-narcotic...

  55. Has anyone gone straight from Ultram to Methadone? 7th December 2007
    ... think that I would ever go cold turkey again off of Ultram . That was a very bad idea for me trying to go form ... could not drive, very sick. You have to remember that Ultram affects serotonin and norepinephrine so it is really ... low dose of methdone while you gradually go off the Ultram . I am interested to hear others comments on this one...
    ... pain relief that you get. As far as stopping the Ultram cold turkey - I've done it 3 times without any severe...
    ... but I am still at a loss as to what to do about the ultram . I think my only choice at this point is to start ... inspire confidence. He refuses to let me be on ultram and methadone at the same time, since ultram is considered ... pain, If only I wasnt jumping off from 400 mgs of ultram , I think I would be less scared. I thank you all...
    ... one opiate for another, but anyone whos ever taken ultram knows its not the same at all. Plus I remember...
    ... medication you have been on for so long. I've had an Ultram seizure myself so I can say that those warnings are...

  56. I cannot win. I give up. 4th December 2007
    ... nderstanding. He would not put me on anything stronger than ultram since I was a recovering addict. I was up to the max...

  57. Awsam 1st December 2007
    ... bladder infection (that I don't have) and also for ultram , 50 mg. The trip was a waste of my time. Sometimes...

  58. Ultram withdrawl 30th November 2007
    ... are very unaware of the withdrawals associated with ultram . i cannot take this medication but my neighbor takes...
    ... I went cold turkey once from 400mg of Ultram per day to nothing and it was very rough going. I ... I felt awful. This was in the earliest days of Ultram and no one warned me not to stop, not even my doc ... was very surprised to hear my story. I am now using Ultram again and I for one will never totally stop this med ... again. I will very slowly taper off the Ultram . It's good your Oxy was raised as that should help ... you get off the Ultram . Just take it slow if you can and have enough tabs...
    ... was it Tramadol or Ultram ER...
    ... Please, PLease, Please do not every stop taking ultram cold turkey. If you think about it ultram (tramadol ... heard of people having a difficult time getting off of Ultram . I am still taking the ultram and will probably...
    ... Cathy, The first thing about your doctor saying that Ultram is not addictive is totally not true. However, it ... Another thing about your therapist saying the Ultram is a 'bad' drug is completely untrue as well. Why ... so are most of the narcotic medications. And, yes, Ultram was recently classified as a narcotic medication....
    ... I was on Ultram for about a year the max was about five a day, I took ... slow pace. I swear I will never ever look at another Ultram again. I have been on diffrent medication's and have ... medication and so far nothing withdrawl wise has touched Ultram . As far as I'm concerned it is a very evil evil drug...
    ... very similar thing happens to those who try to quit Ultram . I think in the future they're going to have ... whom they prescribe this medication to. I take Ultram now and I think it is very helpful with my pain. ...
    ... Do not try to stop ultram all at once, even the PDR says not to. My new doctor ... methadone, there is NO way I would let him take me off ultram cold turkey, Like other posters, I have run out or...
    ... I take Ultram also and it helps me very much, though the reason...
    ... in there, Cathy, I just came off 15 years of daily ultram use, although mine was eventually replaced with methadone ... stopped the withdrawal symptoms cold, I havent had an ultram in over a month, and I feel fine. Ask your doctor ... something to help with the withdrawals, I know with me ultram withdrawal means shaking, restless legs, diarreah...
    ... Kathy, I know exactly what you mean with the Ultram withdrawal. I could not cope with the overpowering ... an anti-depressant maybe short term to get off the Ultram . Good luck and keep us posted. Brian...

  59. ER or Urgent Care? 30th November 2007
    ... front of her. She told me she could give me some Ultram , 50 mgs (which is like giving me a script for tylenol...

  60. What medicines are working for others with cronic back pain? 29th November 2007
    ... currently on Avinza 90mg/day, Neurontin 600mg 4x/day, and Ultram 50mg 6-8/day. My Avinza was increased about a year ... I get going around noon, and after I have had the Ultram a couple times. Years ago, I was on Lortab for a...

  61. TOOTH STILL HURTING :mad: 28th November 2007
    ... Update on the update: I think the Ultram was interacting with the tylenol 3 so I let both of ... at work. I did take another tylenol #3 and no more Ultram for now plus I just finished the rest of the day on...

  62. Nightmare Weekend 27th November 2007
    ... the jaw joint and into my ear. I had to increase my ultram and add some ibuprofen. Anyway by monday it wasn't ... starting to go away. I am glad that I had some extra Ultram or I don't know if I would have been able to cope...
    ... thinks adding another opiate, even a synthetic one like ultram , increases the danger of overdose, since we all know ... I wish he would let me be on the methadone and the ultram , I think as long as I had the methadone, I could stop...
    ... know, I just bet that on methadone you won't need the Ultram . Really. I have taken both and also only taken methadone ... . I must say I felt the Ultram helped, but when I was on the proper methadone dose ... I was fine without the Ultram . Methdone is an incredible medication. Are you ... there is a seizure threshold issue with methadone, ultram and either seizure or depression meds (SSRIs like ... started on an SSRI because together with methadone and Ultram it raised his red flags all over the place. I bet...
    ... just a concern since I know starting or stopping ultram can cause them. I do take 40 mgs of prozac a day ... have been told about the red flags mixing it with the ultram , but I have never had a problem that way either. ... at the time said 'you know, you will probably be on ultram for the rest of your life now'. I'm scared to stop ... this blows, lol please put me back where I was. The ultram and hydro is no longer controlling my pain and he...

  63. New to the board - would LOVE some feedback: 19th November 2007
    ... go every 3 months. I do not take perc though just Ultram 200's, 50's and hydrocodone plus Lyrica. Jocko...
    ... go every 3 months. I do not take perc though just Ultram 200's, 50's and hydrocodone plus Lyrica. Jocko...

  64. Help! Need a little med advice Please 16th November 2007
    ... the methadone. But my old doctor, after I was on the ultram about 6 years, said 'you realize you will probably ... use'. Can I be on methadone and still stay on the ultram ? Also, I have been taking about 23 mgs of hydrocondone ... years too. What I would like to do, Is lower my ultram dose, change my hydro to 10 mgs per day for one month ... every doctor is different, but are any of you on both ultram and methadone? I cant find anywhere that says they...
    ... expierience doctors are open to keeping you on the ultram since it is not a opioid. If you were looking at taking ... more hydrocodone and reducing the ultram you might have a problem. I don't think you will have...
    ... don't know if this helps at all but I am still on Ultram and the Fentanyl patch. They are actually contraindicated ... withdrawal or worsening of depression. I have reduced the ultram down alot from 400mg/day to 100-125mg/day. Hope you...
    ... symptoms and they can be excrutiating while coming of Ultram or Methadone....pick your poison! I'm sure that if ... oxycodone while on the methadone then you can take the Ultram or hydro. Good luck my friend and I'm wavin' at ya...
    ... helps a LOT to know some of you have been on both ultram and an LA narcotic at the same time. I will update...
    ... symptoms and they can be excrutiating while coming of Ultram or Methadone....pick your poison! I'm sure that if ... oxycodone while on the methadone then you can take the Ultram or hydro. Good luck my friend and I'm wavin' at ya...
    ... I took methadone and ultram together for a few years - no trouble at all. As...

  65. Does the weather affect your pain 16th November 2007
    ... if at all). I was trying to get my doc to switch my Ultram to something else but he wants me to try the TENS...

  66. Insurance Pre-Auth's 14th November 2007
    ... Yup can get a huge bottle of 50mg Ultram but try and get the 200 er's and it takes a small...

  67. I Found Out This Morning That My Doc Is Leaving! C'mon My Friends, I Need You! Xoxo 12th November 2007
    ... them would help me. The most they would prescribe was ultram and even having seizures on it, they would only allow...

  68. Feel somewhat guilty and scared. 12th November 2007
    ... only 33 and I am on the fentanyl patch, along with ultram , lyrica, and acetminophen. I really just try to take...

  69. Need help with new med: EFfexor 10th November 2007
    ... happened and he said yeah it was interaction between the Ultram and the Prozac even though I am on low dose of Ultram ... take the 37.5mg. I am taking between 100-150mg of Ultram as well along with 37.5 mcg fentanyl patch 1500mg...
    ... happened and he said yeah it was interaction between the Ultram and the Prozac even though I am on low dose of Ultram ... take the 37.5mg. I am taking between 100-150mg of Ultram as well along with 37.5 mcg fentanyl patch 1500mg ... If you don't mind me asking, why are you taking Ultram , acetaminophen, fentanyl patch and lyrica. Seems...
    ... the nerve pain, fentanyl patch for nerve pain, and Ultram for nerve pain. This combination of meds is working...

  70. Ultram not a $4 generic anymore? 8th November 2007
    ... the manufacture coming out and saying that in fact Ultram is a narcotic. Brian...

  71. Need answeres to some pain management questions... 7th November 2007
    ... go on a more long acting medication as I am taking Ultram 350mg per day, and it is not working. I have SEVERE ... suggested? Will I go through withdrawals from the ultram if I am switched to another med, and if so how bad...
    ... their own plan. Switching to another opiate from Ultram shouldn't cause withdrawls. You could always taper ... there are some that don't seem to care :) ). I used Ultram as a breakthrough med for a while, but didn't like...
    ... mention that you should DEFINITELY titrate down on the Ultram . I was on 400mg day and started to titrate down 2 ... depression (and it can be severe) if you just stop the Ultram . The reason being is that the Ultram is not only a ... the crushing depression that can occur with stopping Ultram . Brian...

  72. Having BAD PAIN DAY :( 5th November 2007
    ... in on my progress with the medication specifically Ultram . I did start on the Prozac on Saturday and noticed ... getting worse and traveling. I am down to 2/day on the Ultram and holding. I visit my doctor on Friday and will ... taking: 37.5 mcf fentanyl patch 600 mg Lyrica 100 mg Ultram 1500 mg Trileptal 3900 mg Tylenol. 20mg Prozac ... I am trying to get off of the Ultram if the Prozac is going to keep me from suffering severe ... depression from withdrawal of the Ultram . Any suggestions on adjusting or adding a particular...
    ... some control. Plus it will help me to get off the Ultram . You said that you have nerve pain. What kind do you...
    ... winter coming in. I am still holding at 2/day on the Ultram although I did take 3 yesterday considering the pain...

  73. med change 2nd November 2007
    ... medications and I am currenty on the fentanyl patch, Ultram , Lyrica, and Tylenol. I do have to be very careful...

  74. Managing the Depression from pain/meds 31st October 2007
    ... I am having a very hard time cutting down on my Ultram . The depression that has hit dropping it down to 1 ... of needing one becauase I can't stand to drop the Ultram anymore. My question is what has anyone done to...
    ... Cymabalta will not make the pain go away? And you said 2 Ultram s what mg were you taking? I went cold turkey when ... I got pregnant since Ultram is not allowed without a problem and have even tried ... my PM told me not to use it with the high doses of ultram i take....
    ... Cymabalta will not make the pain go away? And you said 2 Ultram s what mg were you taking? I went cold turkey when ... I got pregnant since Ultram is not allowed without a problem and have even tried ... my PM told me not to use it with the high doses of ultram i take. Cymbalta is indicated for both depression ... some folks' pain. It is in many ways very similar to Ultram except that it does not have an affinity for the mu ... reason that some docs don't like to rx Cymbalta and Ultram together is that both inhibit the reuptake of serotonin...
    ... Backinsaddle: I have been taking Ultram since May 2006 and was up to 400mg/day. I am currently ... 100mg/day. The reason that I am trying to get off the Ultram is that I do not like the way it makes me feel. I ... patch the deal was that I would work myself off of the Ultram . I started around Sept 1 taking 8/day and now down ... need an anti-depressant in order to get off of the Ultram . I do have underlying depression/bipolar and the depression ... was completely gone when I was on the high dose of Ultram . I do not want to stay on the Ultram for the anti ... about a month and a half. I started titrating down the Ultram as soon as I was nearly off the Cymbalta. I may be ... depressants besides the Cymbalta. I did go back up on the Ultram to 2/day instead of the 1 1/2 that I had dropped it ... down to. I just need help to get off the Ultram without suffering nearly incapacitating depression...
    ... sometimes a xanax or two when I "peak" and I take Ultram twice a day. I have no complaints about the way I ... really bad. My dr. doesn't really want me to take more Ultram than I am, but don't know if it's cause I'm taking ... Ultram or not....
    ... some folks' pain. It is in many ways very similar to Ultram except that it does not have an affinity for the mu ... reason that some docs don't like to rx Cymbalta and Ultram together is that both inhibit the reuptake of serotonin...
    ... hiapatchie. I definitely realize that I can not stay on the Ultram for the "anti-depressant" feel good effect. With our...
    ... serotonin from leaving our systems. I was also taking Ultram , which also is a mild serotonin reuptake inhibitor...
    ... Brian, why do you have to cut back on your Ultram ? If it is working for you won't your doctors let ... tidepressant is Wellbutrin XR. I take 300 mgs. a day and 2 Ultram 50mg. You really have been struggling with cutting...
    ... Eagle :) The reasons why I am trying to get off the Ultram are: One, I hate the way it makes me feel like I ... checker online and it said the Fentanyl patch and the Ultram are a Major drug interaction. So I really have been ... chronic pain. Therefore I need help to get off of the Ultram and not end up in a Major Depression and possibly...
    ... great sense to me that you would need to ween off Ultram . Have you never been on the slow release kind? I ... also had that high feeling when I took the ultram regulars, baclafen and Lyrica I felt I was flying...
    ... Eagle :) The reasons why I am trying to get off the Ultram are: One, I hate the way it makes me feel like I ... checker online and it said the Fentanyl patch and the Ultram are a Major drug interaction. So I really have been ... chronic pain. Therefore I need help to get off of the Ultram and not end up in a Major Depression and possibly...

  75. Going off Ultram update 29th October 2007
    ... more time on the 1.5 regimen. When I went off of Ultram my primary care doc consulted with an addiction doc...

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