Re: Help with depression from Ultram withdrawal
Ultram does have SSRI type properties as it acts on the neurochemical serortonin.
Have you considered discussing antidepressant therapy with your prescribing physician? I would highly recommend Cymbalta as it also is used to treat many types of pain and neuropathy, however, be very certain that if you continue to take the Ultram with any SSRI that you are aware of a very severe drug interaction that can occur called Serotonin Syndrome (I was on Lexapro and Ultram when it occured).
I have checked the interaction between Cymbalta and Ultram and because it is a combination SSRI and Norepinehprine drug there are no interactions.
Best of luck in your titration off Ultram.
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