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Old 04-27-2013, 11:17 PM   #1
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Tramadole - Cold turkey

I've been taking Tramadole 50 mg - 8/Day for 18 months now, because if a permanent shoulder damage. I stopped 3 days Ago ( No withdrawel at all )
I'm not sure Why i chose to quit. Maybe because my doctor Warned me that my serotoninlevel Would increase alot and i should be careful?! ( careful how? He subscribed me with those pills ) anyway... Maybe i've been Reading too much about long term use and is starting to get scared. I've been in a Heavy abuse with Weed.( Quit 4 years Ago and Found out that i have ADHD, Got ritaline and havnt craved Weed since ) But I'm really scared that i Will end up abusing those Damn painkillers. This was a not-at-all concidered desicion, But I'm glad i did it. There must be some other kindda painkillers, with No risk of abuse? I'm allergic to ibuprophen, But paracetomol has been able to take the edge of it.

I've read alot of posts about how bad ppl feel when quitting tramadole. That you Can die from the symptomes and stuff. I've only been having muscle-irritation and problems sleeping, But That's it. So my question is; Is it possible, that my ritaline is taking the worst symptomes from my cold turkey? Or Am i just luckey?

I appoligize for my very bad english
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:57 AM   #2
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Re: Tramadole - Cold turkey

Some people have no problems whatsoever quitting Tramadol, maybe you're a lucky one. I don't know a thing about the other drug you're taking, though. Congrats for quitting.

 
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Old 04-29-2013, 01:01 PM   #3
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Re: Tramadole - Cold turkey

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Some people have no problems whatsoever quitting Tramadol, maybe you're a lucky one. I don't know a thing about the other drug you're taking, though. Congrats for quitting.
Thanks The other drug is for my ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder )
I'm happy that Its been So easy, after what i've read. Only problem past 2 days has been sleeping difficaulties, But compared to others Its nothing. Maybe Its Also because i didnt abuse and craved Them as much as i probably Would if i did abuse.

 
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:38 PM   #4
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Thanks The other drug is for my ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder )
I'm happy that Its been So easy, after what i've read. Only problem past 2 days has been sleeping difficaulties, But compared to others Its nothing. Maybe Its Also because i didnt abuse and craved Them as much as i probably Would if i did abuse.
I have to say that after being on opiates for so long, and relapsing, that using Tramadol now to get over the worst of the op wd has been nice. I find that Tramadol is really speedy, 75 mgs is too much for me. I was just given Adderall for my ADHD, not taken it yet, will wait till I clear this patch.

I'm glad you're not sick from wds. You have to remember that when we are sick or annoyed, we come to vent, the folks who have no problems seldom post here, at least I think so. They quit and don't think twice about it and that's that.



Wish it was that easy for me. )

 
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I have to say that after being on opiates for so long, and relapsing, that using Tramadol now to get over the worst of the op wd has been nice. I find that Tramadol is really speedy, 75 mgs is too much for me. I was just given Adderall for my ADHD, not taken it yet, will wait till I clear this patch.

I'm glad you're not sick from wds. You have to remember that when we are sick or annoyed, we come to vent, the folks who have no problems seldom post here, at least I think so. They quit and don't think twice about it and that's that.



Wish it was that easy for me. )
I Think that the Reason you find Them is because of the serotonine level, But still hope you Can sleep.
My ADHD meds have help me sleep, sadly far from enough But I'm telling myself all the time, not to get frustrated. Cause if i go there, i Think imma crash. My doctor gave me something Else so i hopefully Can get a decent nigth of sleep later
I'm sure you Can do it. The important thing is not to let it take control.
I've been Working out, watching alot of tv and been trying to distract myself without thinking too much about it And things that increase your dopamin level has been a Big help, like laughing and having sex. Today is my fifth Day and even though i havnt had much sleep since thursday, I'm hanging in there.
Its important for me to talk about it, cause even though Its been easy, Its important to remember that It is possible

 
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I Think that the Reason you find Them is because of the serotonine level, But still hope you Can sleep.
My ADHD meds have help me sleep, sadly far from enough But I'm telling myself all the time, not to get frustrated. Cause if i go there, i Think imma crash. My doctor gave me something Else so i hopefully Can get a decent nigth of sleep later
I'm sure you Can do it. The important thing is not to let it take control.
I've been Working out, watching alot of tv and been trying to distract myself without thinking too much about it And things that increase your dopamin level has been a Big help, like laughing and having sex. Today is my fifth Day and even though i havnt had much sleep since thursday, I'm hanging in there.
Its important for me to talk about it, cause even though Its been easy, Its important to remember that It is possible
It is possible and you're doing it. Every day you get behind you is another day of victory. Day at a time is such a true mantra for addiction. You are probably right, ya know, the serotonin is helping me a great deal. I think I crashed so hard when CT opiates is because of that, it kicked off a host of other problems for me that went on for a month. I was so sick of feeling bad that I started taking them again. I did not feel good this morning when I got up, Tramadol had worn off, so I just dropped to 50mg and I'll stay here for three days. I'm not over the wds from the opiates yet, I can tell, but I sure don't want to stay on Tramadol either, it's trap to avoid.

I was looking at Krathom, have you looked at that? It's natural but something that you can't too much of. I read an interesting story about Lucky Kratom and was thinking of ordering some for the jump off Tramadol next week.

I guess I could get up and a jog three miles too, I hear that works better than anything else. LOL.

ADHD meds increase dopamine, you'd think they'd be helpful in wds but maybe not.

What did you get to sleep?

 
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