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  1. Ultram Addiction
    ... off of. I may be wrong on this one, but I believe Ultram has some antidepressant properties, it is an anti...
    ... Bent said it can be dangerous to get off of. I think Ultram is BAD news...no good can come from that kind of usage...
    ... just wanted to briefly tell of my experience with ultram (tramodal). I was only taking 3-4 per day along with ... my percocet. I was not addicted to the ultram at all. In fact, after taking it for several months...
    ... I have to agree with DTW above. I understand that Ultram is dangerous to the body at high doses and since it ... course, but you wont die going cold turkey from them. Ultram and benzodiazapens are dangerous to withdraw from...
    ... I was told after my knee replacement surgery that ultram was non addictive and non narcotic. What a bunch of...
    ... Is Ultram addictive? I have been taking 25-40 50mg tablets for...
    ... wow is ultram that addictive? and why are you getting off of it...
    ... to the Board. Smiles. I have no experience with Ultram . Just wanted to suggest that you read the Sample...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Tramadol Oxycodone

  2. need help with lortab withdrawl symptoms!!!!
    ... them, can you ask him for something different? Maybe Ultram ? I was on that and it seemed to help. I never...
    ... day 10" something like that) Just remember, the ultram and darvon are just as addictive as any narcotic....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  3. Hey Y'all, its about that time.
    ... the pain worse when it want's the narcotics". The Ultram wasn't cutting it at this point, I tried taking only...
    ... us who use oxy, percs, vics, --darvocet is weak. ultram is not classified as a narcotic but should be. ultram ... alot of antidepressants to avoid if one is taking ultram . i was given strong narcotics for when my back ... flares up and found ultram to work great. but seeing how i am a narcotics addict ... posts on different websites about being addicted to ultram , they say the w/d's are just as bad as any other narcotic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Demerol Methadone Phenergan Tylenol Vicodin

  4. Delayed Withdrawals??????
    ... Sunday night (it's Thursday now) and have been taking ultram for my regular pain and the w/d symptoms. I have ... pinning the blame on w/d? Does this happen with regular ultram use? What if you stop taking the ultram? Are the...
    ... Ultram is not as powerful as hydro but does stick to the ... delayed. It doesn't sound like you have been taking the ultram that long though.......

  5. OK, now it's ON!!! Hit me with your best shot........
    ... to juggle the money to pay for them. I AM taking Ultram for my regular pain and it is helping immensely with...
    ... to juggle the money to pay for them. I AM taking Ultram for my regular pain and it is helping immensely with...
    ... homeopathic and conventional medicine) has prescribed Ultram for me as well. I got the kind that melt under your ... tongue. This helps me to not associate the Ultram with pill popping and so far I've done great on only...
    ... was slipping "mentally". It's so weird..... The ultram is working well - not taking care of ALL the pain ... and I want to tell him that I would prefer to take ultram instead of hydro for the pain. He will probably be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  6. Quieting my Fear...Can Colt Turkey Be done? Is it "Doable?
    ... to ease into it. It doesn't work for everyone but Ultram helps me with the w/d symptoms - sweats are minimal ... But there are those that end up getting addicted to Ultram so you have to be careful. It doesn't give any kind...
    ... Ultram , doesn't seem to have the High feeling like the vikes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  7. Please help!
    ... variety of painkillers off and on. Hydro, Darvo, and Ultram . During this period I became dependent on having something ... , anything, in my system. I was eventually put on Ultram long term and unmonitored. I was on pain meds then ... weeks with nothing, however. One night while taking Ultram I was having bad palpitations and suffered a panic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Tylenol

  8. Please Help Questions about Suboxone and Oxycontin...
    ... of weeks, then maybe jump down again to darvocet or ultram , then jump off of that. It wouldn't be a bad idea...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin suboxone

  9. Hmmm....A Predicament.....
    ... I would just have to bite the bullet. I'm taking ultram for the withdrawals and it is helping a lot. So many ... people say ultram doesn't help their pain but it does help me so I guess ... know if I can be strong if I have them in the house. Ultram helps the pain but doesn't give that energy boost...
    ... withdrawals yet, and I think you will find that the Ultram is just prolonging things. With a whole new bottle...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Soma

  10. I am so proud of Katie!!!!
    ... her more comforable. They tried to talk her into ultram but she wanted none of that as she had read on the...
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  11. Lurker coming out of hiding...
    ... with my regular pain is just unbearable. Could I use ultram to wean off the hydro? Ultram does seem to help a...
    ... back problems and has pain most of the time, he takes Ultram , 3-4 per day and says it works wonders for him and ... heard through this board that it is hard to detox from Ultram , I heard that it was short lived but I don't know...
    ... Welcome to the boards! When I was first prescribed Ultram , it was described to me like this: though not an opiate ... itself, ultram binds to the same receptors in the brain as opiates ... use. Alot of us here on the boards have not found Ultram to be "not addicting". I have been in recovery ... alcohol addiction for many years, and have been on Ultram for about 2. I find it to be very helpful for the ... you are informed (I recommend doing a search here on Ultram and you will learn a lot!) I think there might be ... boards- there is a lot of experience shared here about ultram . Also, there is nothing wrong with posting/reading ... for this addict to do! Btw, I have also read that Ultram can also be helpful with restless leg- I wish you...
    ... info! :) I don't get euphoric or anything with ultram , but I think it does make me slightly more alert and ... have to walk the floor all night in misery. On the ultram I slept about 10 hours last night! :D I will ... your advice though and be mindful of the fact that ultram can be addicting by itself. I won't go into this...
    ... pain that needed meds. i don't even know. if the ultram works don't ask why just go with it....
    ... be carefull with the ultram if you take to much it can send you into seizures ... it but he pulled thru.some to find out it was the ultram that caused the seizure.also ultram will help the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Hydrocodone Soma Lortab

  12. Next step: Klonopin withdrawal-any suggestions?
    ... the way,I've been reading alot on this forum about Ultram addiction and that's how my whole nightmare started...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Trazodone Xanax Zyprexa

  13. Help Please....
    ... went to the #3's for one month and last he went to Ultram for one week and he won the fight and doing really...

  14. My back pain
    ... certain though, NoMoreLortabs4Me I thought about trying Ultram but after reading a few post here scares me some, ... my mom takes Ultram for her back and it works wonders for her, she doesn...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  15. Used Tramadol to finally get off of vicodin
    ... medication as directed for only two weeks. I have used ultram after dental work for about ten days and there was...

  16. Tomas Detox Recipe......TwinnLynn
    ... p.s. I did call my doc and ask for a script of Ultram . He gave me 10, so I will perhaps take one a day...
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  17. vidodin/hydocodone: re successful management
    ... sound like I did a few months ago...I'm addicted to ultram and when I first posted here I asked questions very...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Tramadol

  18. questions about tramadol
    ... I think you can use tramadol ( ultram ) to ease withdrawal pains while detoxing. I used...
    ... addiction, sooooo... i would suggest you give the ultram a try. Alot of people don't believe in using another...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  19. Bad Day...i Got Fired
    ... of my back and how much pain I truly am in...I have ultram to get my by till my refill of my other....but it...

  20. Got to get off this percodan. . .
    ... If you can quit cold turkey talk to your dic about Ultram , some pople take them for a short time to help with ... of them is that they are also hard to get off of, Ultram takes the wd's away which will give your body time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  21. I disappeared for a week...
    ... the doc diagnosed me and handed me a prescription of ultram and sent me on my way. Ever since then its been down...
    ... pills out of my life. For almost a year I've been on Ultram and Vicodin. I'm taking 10-12 of the 10/325's a day ... and then having ultram be my substitute when I run out of Vic's inbetween...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  22. recovery and surgery/pain medication
    ... An example would be Ultracet (similar to the drug Ultram ). Unfortunately, while he's in the hospital, the pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Ultracet Vicodin

  23. need advice....please!
    ... tramadol/ ultram , well, I have a daughter who has been, for the 2nd ... time been addicted to ultram , they are one and the same. Her dose was also relatively ... from narcotics. I just want to mention, even though ultram is prescribed as a non-narcotic, they actually place...
    ... best way to get off the meds. I was prescribed the Ultram for reoccurring stress fractures that I admit (although ... fracture heal as long as I could and then just pop a few Ultram and start right back up running again....and then ... out that running was even better while taking the Ultram ....I could run forever. But then eventually, the ... Ultram was masking the pain so much that I wasn't even quite ... that would be prescribed to help me get off of the Ultram . I will in fact, ask my doc about that, but I was ... quite sure I understand completely the metabolism of Ultram , but I'm wondering if it affects the protein levels...
    ... Since Ultram is weak in comparison to the other stronger pain relievers ... about three days would help. You could stop taking the ultram on Friday morning, then Friday night take a Valium ... ready to work. I know that some can get addicted to Ultram but I just don't understand how. I took it for years...
    ... in withdrawal by mid afternoon. Did you know that Ultram has SSRI properties? (antidepressant) This is one ... Secondly, a few years ago I had my first run in with ultram . I was only taking 25mg, that's a half, in the morning ... anti-depressant. Go on it prior to getting off the ultram and then after about 3 weeks, stop the tramadol. ...
    ... Tramadol or Ultram is NOT a narcotic...it is a very strong pain reliever...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol suboxone Valium

  24. Ultram question for member "BH2004"
    ... again BH2004, I found some of your earlier posts on Ultram withdrawal, when I did a search, so I have an idea ... also have been having heart palpitations from the Ultram . I have NEVER had a problem with heart palpitations ... before taking the Ultram . I would have to say that your heart palps might ... have been the result of the Ultram , as you suggest. I do know that taking Magnesium...
    ... interested to see that you got heart palpitations from Ultram . I have Mitral Valve Prolapse and a tendency towards ... anyway. I also have a herniated disk and was put on Ultram long term and unmonitored, and told that Ultram wasn ... 't "that addictive." They gave me the Ultram b/c they refused to continue to prescribe me hydro ... which I never had a problem with. But Ultram is the drug from hell! I was only on it about 3 months...
    ... Ultram WD is pure hell and takes longer to detox from than ... vikes and percs. I was on ultram and high doses for years (about 2) and when I tried...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Vicodin

  25. how long will ultram withdrawal last?
    ... Hey Dolfin. I got off of Ultracet ( Ultram ) a few days before Christmas and I am still having...
    ... I have had ongoing problems with ultram and in the past, the only successful way was to taper...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultracet

  26. Sara?
    ... track while they are out. Have you stopped taking Ultram completely or are you still having to take it for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Biaxin Hydrocodone

  27. please, I need advice!
    ... I have posted before and successfully got off of ultram after taking it for years at like 15 to 20 a day. ... couldn't handle it so I called my doctoor who called in ultram , a lot, so I relapsed. I feel like crap, like such ... a failior. I got myself down to just two ultram a day, for four days and tomorrow my doctor schedualed ... sub, but then I read the sub thread. and for only 2 ultram a day, well I kicked it before on my own and after ... that pain with no relief and I can get by on a few ultram , which I guess? are better than going on vikes or ... on the fence. the pain is gone and I'm only on two ultram a day, I can jump off that with not too bad WD and...
    ... refering me to the pain clinic. I have been addicted to ultram though real bad in the past. I called him every month...
    ... sometimes less. Sometimes I can handle the pain with a few ultram but run into the same problem with taking too many ... . The WD is horrible from ultram though. I have been through many WD's from opiates ... to get addicted, but enough to WD myself from the ultram . They are low doses, only 5 mg tabs, but not only ... methadone for only 7-10 days, it will help me kick the ultram as well. I have been in detox before where they use...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  28. Success story (so far)
    ... simply doubled my dose...60-80 mg per day with a few Ultram tossed in. No reason...well, I guess the reason is...

  29. A new dilemma
    ... week before last to quit narcotics and researched ultram . I ordered it online for the first time ever, and ... sometimes only 3 if i am not having too much pain. Those ultram stopped the pain, dead in its tracks. I have been ... 100% functioning. I am not dibilatated by pain with ultram . Well last night, my hubby looked at HIS bank accound ... battle, and i felt so good about myself taking the ultram instead of a heavy narcotic. What should i do or ... support and advice today, i really want to use more than ultram , at this point, and it is only 7 a.m........relapsing ... kicking the narcotics again, and i know all about ultram , i researched it for days and days, but i DO have...
    ... down to, is i went behind his back and ordered the ultram online. I have never done that before. He won't ... vivid imagination, huh??? Maybe he is pissed at the ultram , but he doesn't even know what i purchased. What...
    ... have the opportuity to explain the difference between Ultram and an opiate he will calm down. Perhaps you should ... have discussed this BEFORE ordering the Ultram ? Just a thought.........
    ... to go "there", but i guess i already did, with the ultram anyways.......
    ... agree that you should have told him about ordering the Ultram first but you haven't killed the President. You also ... should know that you can take Ultram every 4 hours-2 at a time. My Hubby was on them for...
    ... really on my mind today, i feel like saying screw the ultram and get some REAL pain killers.......
    ... understand is why you didnt have your Dr. order the Ultram for you? Isnt it illegal to order meds online anyway...
    ... One thing that I thought of - I am not an expert on ultram but I do recall a bunch of posts on here talking about...
    ... Lisa, another suggestion, try and stick with the Ultram for your pain. Your "problems" with hubby and yourself ... hope it's not too late. In addition try and keep the Ultram dosage as low as possible, makes it easier to stop ... it is still a b**** to discontinue! You said the Ultram really worked on your pain, so that is great! You ... except post operatively. I too maintain a low level of Ultram for the pain, and you've probably even heard me beating...
    ... DCV-Maybe you caould have talked to him about the Ultram before you got it.....hmm. Sounds as though you are...
    ... Can you sit down with him & explain to him about the Ultram , and all of your emotions about how you are feeling...
    ... Sit down and do a written 10th step on ordering the Ultram on the internet. What did it cause? What was your ... Lisa, getting your pain under control is 1st. Ultram cause great distress when you stop using it. Severe...
    ... to get fixed. So that is my update, as for the ultram , i take about 4 a day and just got a script from my ... . The doctor was really trying to talk me out of ultram and to stay with the vicodin. Why don't doctors listen ... ???? I just told him that ultram works on my pain w/out the nasty side effects that ... century!!!! LOL....i just feel alot more clearer on the ultram . I don't get high, so i am not taking more and more...
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  30. Legality?
    ... I've been taking vicodin and ultram for about four months non-stop now and I can't live...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  31. Sub. users~ questions (Lisa, ggrl, twins, BANKER, etc.)
    ... here.... I found a bottle (and people addicted to Ultram , don't freak out) but I have a bottle of that and ... meds, I'm worried about seizures now. Wellbutrin, Ultram , xanax, (I know xanax doesn't cause it but coming ... another reason why I'm waiting as long as I can on the Ultram . I've cut back on Wellbutrin becuase of its risks...
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  32. Methadone questions
    ... Look into suboxone too, some have used darvocets or ultram too......do some research. I always preferred cold...
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  33. My new demon....Tramadol
    ... again due to my very healthy fear of readdiction, Ultram was prescribed. (I also have other chronic pain, tendinitis ... , ddd, arthritis stuff for which the Ultram has helped.) I have managed to maintain a VERY low ... there is that ever slight "feeling better" benefit to Ultram (tramadol). Maybe without that benefit, I wouldn...
    ... I see nothing wrong with it. I was/am an addict to ultram . I took 30 a day for no reason exept to get high....
    ... Kim~ I have followed your story to freedom from Ultram on an earlier thread and just wanted to congratulate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol Lexapro

  34. ggrl65.......
    ... own struggles with that on some other threads, ie: Ultram ), and I know the balancing act for those of us formerly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Xanax

  35. lil sister following my path, frustrated!
    ... she is just starting now. I am about a month off the ultram , last drug of choice, but percs led me to sniffing ... been 7 years since I had a drink or street drugs, the ultram I was told was safe for addicts and thank god I never...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  36. Goddessgurl? How's Your Taper Coming?
    ... and came to the boards in Aug. 04 to inquire about Ultram , a medication prescribed to me as a so called "safe ... continue to struggle about my pain issues and (low dose) Ultram usage in sobriety. That's basically what brought...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  37. Is there an ultram alternative?
    ... Ultram is the alternative for opiods so there is really no ... alt. to ultram unless an NSAID like ibuprofen or something like that...
    ... Hi, Is Ultram mood altering? that is, is it addicting? Or is it...
    ... missed the other thread. I will read more posts on Ultram . Thanks. Donna...
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  38. Taking Ultram..how can someone get addicted
    ... Dr...no need to panic. Many people really like Ultram ...myself included. Since no one really knows how...
    ... doctors, nurses and pharmacists. I've taken ultram as well and I didn't think that they affected me but...
    ... Ultram still has me hung up with heart palpitations, two...
    ... dire pain. And you think I should have taken 1-3 ultram 's? I can tell you've never had an addiction or ... can't understand why, if you are taking just one ultram a day, you came to an addiction board. When I was...
    ... possible dependance on pain pills. When I seen all the ultram stuff I was shocked. I definatly am one to respect ... I just can't take it anymore so I usually take an ultram . I was more-so shocked about the addiction to it b ... understand addiction, but I just couldn't to this ultram . I do get a sort of "I feel good" from it, and until...
    ... effect people differently. When I first started taking ultram I was prescribed 2 ultrams every 4-6 hours. I was...

  39. Another binge - downward spiral
    ... help (all caused stomach distress) So I was given Ultram . It helped with no stomach upset. I was given 25 with ... occur for awhile after that, but I was put back on Ultram summer-2003 because the pain is getting worse because...
    ... You're on Ultram too? What doses are you at? When I first started ... climbing, I fear seizures. I notice that now, Ultram doesn't last as long as it use to. Effects only last...
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  40. Ultram Causes Problems!!!
    ... I think there are tons of people out there taking ultram as directed, having no addiction problems and then ... classify it any other way. I know a few people who took ultram short term and got relief and would be genuinely surprised...
    ... reacts differently to medications. I was prescribed the Ultram for pain, it did not work for my pain at all. I did...
    ... I'm just saying not everyone has this issue with ultram . That's yet another weird thing about it I guess...
    ... Hi Lori, I don't think the issue is that ultram shouldn't be prescribed with those meds, it's more...

  41. Looking for a holistic, alternative detox program. Any suggestions?
    ... and ritalin???? You used to do oxy and replace the ultram .....right??? I would make sure that the facilities ... you look into detox people from ultram . A lot of doctors feel that it is non-habit forming ... Hang in there. I wish i was more familiar with ultram w/d, i will ask some of my friends at my NA meeting ... few people i know that have had to go to rehab for ultram ....i will see what i can dig up for ya. hang in there ... ! Easy does it with the ultram , you don't need to have another seizure. You gotta...
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  42. Happy Trails on your trip, Ellen
    ... :-) Remember--no beating yourself up over the ultram for your pain. Dallas Alice - My Viking! I loved...
    ... same and try not to beat myself up about taking the Ultram for pain. Even though I might have become dependant...
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  43. Fioricet Taper - Please Help
    ... other drug. Also any anything You did use to help like ultram or a benzo could start a new addiction unless you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fioricet

  44. Hello to everyone --- I'm sorry it's been so long!
    ... been doing better (she had a terrible seizure from Ultram a few months ago.) We all stay in touch and feel a...

  45. I really need help!!
    ... posts. I was just starting to respond to the "blasted ultram " post, but it went much deeper and further than I ... thought. If you want to read my situation, it's in the ultram post. I am so sorry for the inconvenience, I just...
    ... welcome you to the board. I read your post (blasted ultram ) and although my drug of choice was hydros, the whole...
    ... to go into a hospital to get off and they said that ultram was not considered an addictive drug and my insurance ... Every muscle in my body hurts!! I don't have anymore ultram and will not get anymore. this is the closest I have...
    ... t I do that?? And on and on. I have heard that ultram withdrawl is very difficult and I'm sure that what ... you are feeling weighs heavily on the Ultram . My sister had a hell of a time with Hydrocodone ... Neurontin cold turkey. - So it could be "all" the Ultram . In any case - you know the ultram thing will be over...
    ... questions. Why would your doctor allow you to continue on ultram when you were having seizures? Did he allow the valium ... opinion. These doctors seems so ignorant of this whole ultram thing....well anyway, hang in there! BW...
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  46. This blasted ultram
    ... Saturday Everyone, I am struggling so bad with this ultram . Ellnsync, I don't know how with your addiction history ... you manage to keep your ultram intake to 200mg a day. I have, as I've said before ... But the pain is still there. I take way too much ultram . I'm up to 600mg a day. I'm definetly addicted. ... while driving? They could get killed! All over the ultram . But yet I keep taking it. So stupid! If I could...
    ... I know how you feel, I used to be hooked on 15-20 ultram a day even while I was doing other drugs I had to ... have my Ultram. I think the W/ds from ultram are among the weirdest and the worst. I actually was ... even still taking ultram when i started my suboxone maintenance a lil over ... long period of time and thought I could start taking ultram s again and it got me started back on everything else ... thing I find odd is when I was strung out on the 15-20 ultram a day, when I ran out and became sick hardly any drug ... is out of the question for helping withdrawls from ultram , doesnt help hardly any. I think there is a lot that...
    ... when I went to jail one time I had already ate all my ultram s and I had my grandmother pick up a script of the ... helped me. But, when I got out I went back to the ultram lol. Just a suggestion man, I know what you are going...
    ... while driving? They could get killed! All over the ultram . But yet I keep taking it." AND: I've simply got...
    ... verstating the severity of my problem. The allowed max for ultram is 400mg and I do some days reach 600mg, but that ... exceed 300-400mg. I don't have side effects from ultram other than sleepiness, but that can be solved with ... a diet coke or coffee. Ultram IS really addictive contrary to what the literature ... those for too many years. Ever since I read that ultram can cause seizures I worry about that. I read though...
    ... verstating the severity of my problem. The allowed max for ultram is 400mg and I do some days reach 600mg, but that ... exceed 300-400mg. I don't have side effects from ultram other than sleepiness, but that can be solved with ... a diet coke or coffee. Ultram IS really addictive contrary to what the literature ... those for too many years. Ever since I read that ultram can cause seizures I worry about that. I read though...
    ... drug in my opinion that will satisfyingly replace the ultram . Now but in reality that is a much stronger medicine ... is more expensive and harder to come off of. True, ultram w/ds can be uncomfortable,but they are short-lived ... I was also on IV morphine and Oxy along with the ultram s so I had a pretty hefty addiction. I dont think suboxone ... some suggestions. Very few have had experience with ultram but I have been on and off them for a long time. But...
    ... but for the most part just opted to take an extra Ultram here and there, since my doc were always narcotics ... popping pills for the sake of an emotional high~even ultram . Scares me so! I think my fear of re-addiction is ... speak with an addictionologist once about sub for Ultram w/d, but it just seems like an overkill FOR ME, to...
    ... all is that suboxone is not a good way to deal with ultram . So that wouldn't be a good option for this. I guess ... a hairy problem(as they all are)..if I get off the ultram what will I do about pain? I don't know what to do ... about the seizures. Ellen, you said it really well... ultram just screams at you to take more..it practically eliminates ... you'll continue to have the willpower to get that ultram dose where you want it. BW...
    ... What is really scaring me about all I've read on Ultram over the past year is realizing just how many posters ... Ellen...and BW...it just reinforces how dangerous Ultram actually is. For me, too, depression has always ... taking it...my brain IS healing from drugs. Unlike Ultram , which appears to have the exact same problems as ... please don't be hard on yourself for overstepping the Ultram with that extra amount. You are doing so much to keep ... posts in the archives here from totally unsuspecting Ultram users, like yourself. (Try the Search feature here ... . Just type in " Ultram "--the Search button is between New Posts and Quick ... my special friends on the board here, were taking Ultram ...thinking they'd "beaten" their drug addiction!!...
    ... can at all. TwinLynn..You are so right about Ultram . I had no idea this would happen. I was told this ... money that more people are going to fall into the ultram trap. It really should be scheduled as narcotics...
    ... seizure in December was not so much caused by taking the ultram , but caused more from withdrawal from the ultram. ... Many other things too. They know so little about ultram . I do have to say that physically it is harder to ... get off the ultram , because it takes a good 2-3 days before you will...
    ... to be a pharmacist someday. The main reason why Ultram (tramadol hcl) alleviates depression is because of ... gives. It is believed that euphoria receieved from Ultram might be due to both the weak opioid attachment and ... serotonin/norepinphrine replacement. Ultram (tramadol hcl) has been shown to cause seizures even ... had a history of seizures or seizure disorders. Ultram has been prescribed for pain relief and Restless Leg ... Syndrome. I've been on Ultram since June 2003 because of pain. I cannot take NSAIDS ... Even a GI specialist told me not to take NSAIDS. Ultram became a problem for a while, but I'm doing a lot...
    ... more difficult getting back/staying on track with the Ultram ~I know, but I was really "touched" by Blurayne's...
    ... more than you know. Prior to December I was using ultram within the guidelines and it wasn't that big of an ... function at all in the morning until I get a good dose of ultram in me. To cover this fact I put a dose beside my bed...
    ... I will tell you ultram is dangerous. Some of you may have read some of my ... Ultracet and palpitations. I have been off Ultracet( ultram ) for 2 months and still have extreme panic attacks...
    ... one, he so doesn't deserve this. I am on day 2 of no ultram , but I only took one a day all last week. I hope to ... God this is from the ultram and not the neurontin. If it's from the ultram, I...
    ... did all this...I'm no expert but my understanding is ultram messes with our bodies own ability to crank out endorphins...
    ... told my mom(she's a nurse practitioner) about how ultram has effected so many people. she said it's not supposed...
    ... I will tell you ultram is dangerous. Some of you may have read some of my ... Ultracet and palpitations. I have been off Ultracet( ultram ) for 2 months and still have extreme panic attacks...
    ... law. I'm sorry I don't have any advise about the ultram but I wish you the best! Keep us updated!...
    ... band concert etc...they can't even tell I'm on the ultram . I'm so good at hiding this mess...I have such easy...
    ... scripts were written every week so no monthly pile of ultram . It helped alot. It feels good to be off, now I'm...
    ... keep you more stable and you can take it with the ultram . I was prescribed both. I like lexapro because It ... energy. You need some of that while getting off the ultram . This has really helped me. just an idea that worked...
    ... issues. This is one of the things that makes this ultram addiction so confounding..I'm so integrated into these ... saying to start the antidepressant before I stop the ultram . Is there any risk to that? Can't you get that seritonin ... I overworrying? I take about 600-700mgs a day of ultram which is 12-14. Last night I had a really violent...
    ... real. We already know that we don't know **** about Ultram so quoting some finding that said 800mg a day causes ... kill you and your kids. I am currently addicted to Ultram . It is bad for me to be this dependent on anything ... lying to us and making your life hell. For myself, Ultram now helps me deal with stress. It makes me feel good...
    ... there are some that you are able to use with the ultram and the reason I think you should go on and anti ...
    ... t take NSAID's due to an ulcer induced by them, so Ultram is what he gave me. I have nowhere to go from here ... ..if I don't do the ultram , there's nothing left. Surgery is what they want ... excuses. I have confessed to my inablity to control the ultram and to having a bottomless supply. I have said that ... also mostly painfree and I'm happy. Not about the ultram ..they scare me. But overall, I'm happy. The ... hearing your story and what you are doing to kick the ultram . And I too would like the drug companies to at least...
    ... I will tell you ultram is dangerous. Some of you may have read some of my ... Ultracet and palpitations. I have been off Ultracet( ultram ) for 2 months and still have extreme panic attacks ... around in my head. Do you get anything like that? Ultram & ultracet are horrible & I wouldn't be surprised...
    ... clever pun, if i do say so myself). I started taking Ultram (actually the generic: tramadol) back in August 2004...
    ... worse. I just wanted to stress to the people who say " ultram isn't a narcotic", "it's not bad like hydro/oxy",...
    ... and said they had had seizures from high doses of ultram . Also, high doses bring on panic attacks. Did ... to the doctor for an antidepressant. Did you know ultram has antidepressant properties to it? It was lifting...
    ... take darvocet for breakthru pain. But i used to take ultram instead of lortab for quite a while. I had surgery ... i think it was cause i wasnt taking enough of the ultram or like i had been taking them myself. Twice in the ... it the next day she came to see me. She took me off ultram and placed me on lortab instead. Which im glad for ... , cause the lortab helps more with the pain than ultram and i havent had problems with that since. so, id ... rather take anything else than ultram ...
    ... clever pun, if i do say so myself). I started taking Ultram (actually the generic: tramadol) back in August 2004...
    ... and said they had had seizures from high doses of ultram . Also, high doses bring on panic attacks. Did ... to the doctor for an antidepressant. Did you know ultram has antidepressant properties to it? It was lifting ... before all this back pain started, but now after the ultram horror, I'm determined to get off of all meds. I start ... I was in so much pain, I was just glad that the ultram didn't upset my stomach like vicodin did, plus I was...
    ... upper back & shoulers, one of the side effects of ultram is muscle spasm. I had horrible ones in my back ...
    ... weaned off too. You are at a very high dosage of ultram & I doubt the short time you took effexor would be ... post here at this board & ask for help with w/d from ultram . Someone may not see your post in this one. ... I had to go on that to help with the w/d from the ultram , only because of my back pain, without the xanax to...
    ... any negative symptoms while on the Tramadol (generic ultram ). Never had any muscle spasms. These that I was/am ... think it might be helpful for those of us addicted to ultram ? **I read somewhere that if you put soap in the...
    ... restless leg problem. When I start to withdrawal from ultram it's usually early in the morning when I'm still sleeping...
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  47. When Will Palpitations End!!!
    ... all because they are addicting. On the subject of ultram me and my ortho dr just had words about if it was ... anymore.Hope this has helped and it may have been the Ultram that started them but they wouldn`t continue this...
    ... No worries involved. Now, if I could just get my ultram use under control. I'm giving myself fits over it...
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  48. A Few ??'s From an Ultram User.
    ... have to be honest with youeself. Are you abusing your Ultram or are they just not working. There's a big difference...

  49. No One Believes Ultracet Causes Heart Palpitations!!!
    ... Ok, BH - how old are you? Tramadol (Ultracet / Ultram ) is not known to have any cardio effects but they...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol Ultracet

  50. Doctors are no help I am mad
    ... pretty sure you are still having the after effects of ultram abuse. Try some chamomile tea or kava kava herb. ... people that are trying to get clean off of opiate/ ultram .... I have even asked many in the rooms, if they...
    ... definantly know it by now. Anyway - I have been using Ultram (tramadol 50mg tablets) since summer '03 and I noticed...
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  51. Lisa, Michie, The Twins, C-Mom, Dallas.....everyone-
    ... I failed to do enough of when I was prescribed the Ultram . :( Maybe you can ask your back doc his opinion...
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  52. When you have recovered what do you do when the real pain comes back?
    ... know, Pryncess Just wanted to let you know that Ultram is in fact addicting, and can have severe withdrawal...
    ... reason i felt compelled to post is to talk about the Ultram . I had been on the narcotic pain relievers for awhile ... when my doc decided to switch me to the ultram . He told me how it was non narcotic and non addicting ... taking pain pills. BIG MISTAKE!!! I would classify the ultram as being worse than the narcotics! For me it was alot ... was soooooo horrible. I feel that the w/d off of the ultram is ten times worse than withdrawing from hydro or ... percs. I had quit taking the ultram and hadnt taken it in months when a couple of weeks ... horrible all over again!!!!! So i would never recommend ultram to anyone nor will i ever take it again!!!!!! ...
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  53. Ultracet Withdrawal And Palpitations
    ... am so sorry you are suffering so. Like yourself, Ultram was prescribed to me as an alternate to the opiates ... nasty withdrawal. I learned this by doing a search on Ultram (same as Ultracet without the tylenol) or Tramadol ... additional help. Btw, I remain on a very low dose of the Ultram (2-50 mg. a day) for nerve and breast pain (b/c) but...
    ... withdrawals now. IT's horrible. Stay away from this med & ultram too. I have panic & depression, so the w/d symptoms...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol Tylenol Ultracet

  54. Introducing Myself.....
    ... when those sources were exhausted, I'd substitute w/ Ultram to hold back withdrawals if I was lucky enough to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone suboxone

  55. Just can't believe this!!!
    ... pissing fire (excuse my french) so the dr gave me some ultram so I could start to drink fluids before I ended up ... to pee I just wouldn't drink anything. My DOC is ultram and when I went to the doctors I thought It was still...
    ... pissing fire (excuse my french) so the dr gave me some ultram so I could start to drink fluids before I ended up ... to pee I just wouldn't drink anything. My DOC is ultram and when I went to the doctors I thought It was still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  56. Question for Everyone: How do you act on Pain Pills?
    ... for the month, use it up in a week, luckily I have Ultram as another script, which does nothing for me euphorically ... sweating, which isn't attractive. As of now, I'm on my Ultram cycle and do feel I have more energy and I'm not so...

  57. Too much Ultram or Lortab wd? I feel so sick. Please help.
    ... I think you are probably sick from the ultram . I can't speak for everyone but I know that ultram ... your history. I would really guess that it's the Ultram that's making you sick though. I'm glad to hear...
    ... clear thinking. I want to believe it is totally the Ultram although I fear it might be a mixture as I was already ... been sick from the Ultram 12 hours after my last Lortab, but I didn't feel quite ... this sick when the Ultram messed me up last time. I started with 1/2 (7...
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  58. Brenda1231
    ... pretty grumpy. What I did was off and went to 50mg of Ultram TID. Cut that in a week or two and that's it. Not...

  59. Day 5 CT from Hydrocodone
    ... to confess my addiction he gave me something called ultram I have only taken four of them for my terrible back...
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  60. Day 5 CT from Hydrocodone
    ... me sleep and switched me over to something called ultram does anyone know anything about this drug will it...
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  61. About Dreaming
    ... normal sleep phases. But I've noticed on ultracette( ultram ,tramadol) really weird dreams. Not a lot of them ... desperate thinking I'd like to twist this into saying that ultram isn't as opiate like as some substances. Yet my experience...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol Ultracet

  62. Day 4 CT from Hydrocodone
    ... understood and gave me some clonidine, valium for sleep and ultram for my chronic back pain which is how I got started ... hydrocodone in the first place does anyone know if ultram will prolong my withdrawls or if it is as addictive...
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  63. Another addiction (this one's weird)
    ... this and the tramadol addiction (is that generic for Ultram ?) Good luck, and please do consider hopping over...
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  64. Worst w/d I have ever experienced
    ... seizure risk is unreal.....and as i have said before... ultram has left my son with episodes of not being able to...
    ... Some people might have worse withdrawal coming off ultram than hydro or oxy. What applies to you doesnt necessarily...
    ... like that heart fluttering) from the withdrawal from ultram ....
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  65. Banker..MIchelle-Stacey...
    ... up (ususally can knock it out with a Zomig but take Ultram if necessary- luckily the Ultram does not act on me...
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  66. Can't get comfortable.
    ... I am happy that I have made it 5 days without the Ultram (tramadol). The physical w/ds are diminishing, but...
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  67. Tramadol Advice
    ... in the ER. Anyways, my doctor then prescribed me Ultram 100 mg three times a day as needed. I went to some ... euphoric like the Hydro's. Some addicts claim that using Ultram helped them kick the addiction to Hydrocodone. Does...
    ... OHHH New Mommy!!!I was horribly addicted to Ultram ,chose it over hydro's,oxy's,etc.Lots of people are ... careful.I actually used hydro's to help me get off of Ultram ,it just goes back to a person's own body chemistry ... the way,the hydro's didn't end up helping me get of Ultram ,just prolonged the misery,and I finally got honest ... in point,there's a HUGE class-action suit against Ultram by the thousands and thousands of people who became ... if you DON'T have a history).So tread lightly with Ultram ,truly,it is no better than taking your hydro's or...
    ... Stacie :) Thanks for your informative post regarding Ultram and congratulations on your upcoming one year anniversary ... suggested "guideline" in my program of recovery. Ultram was prescibed as a non-narcotic which I felt safe...
    ... told, and took the dosage only, and the ultraset, or ultram (tramadol) then I would be ok. Don't just quit...
    ... t think you have too much to worry about with the Ultram ,you really do have a demonstrated need for pain relief ... drug,and clinically, you are NOT supposed to take Ultram with antidepressants!!Little known fact,and I even ... on her computer,and she found that taking AD's with Ultram greatly increases the risk of seizures.You really ... check into this information.Part of the action of Ultram is that it DOES slightly increase levels of seretonin ... norepinephrine,so the effects of taking AD's with Ultram can be additive,and you run the risk of developing ... syndrome" and seizures.Part of the attraction for ME to Ultram is that it actually relieved a great amount of my ... for you is that you really aren't on a high dose of Ultram daily,and since you suffer from severe clinical depression ... quite a FEW meds that your not supposed to take with Ultram ,and that's part of the danger of this drug.They really ... don't even KNOW how Ultram produces it's analgesic effect,if you read the literature ... SEVERAL patients come in with seizures after taking 8-10 Ultram s in a day.I think some people are just more at risk ... far as tapering, I found it IMPOSSIBLE to do with Ultram .I know someone who had gotten themselves down to a ... HALF an Ultram a day-25mg.-and could NOT get off of it.25MG's a day ... room hopping-I just told her since I've been taking Ultram for so long,I was having a hard time getting off of ... I've given you a little bit of decent advice about Ultram ,but in your case,I don't think I'd worry about it...
    ... Thank you so much for sharing your experience about Ultram with me. I can definitely understand why it has taken ... something stronger, but only for short term. That is why Ultram was a God send, or so I thought at the time! It actually ... thread in this way, I hope some insight in regards to Ultram 's addictive properties have been shed for anyone...
    ... can I say after reading this..My son was prescribed ultram for back pain caused from a car wreck..He is 24 now ... months ago claimed this could not happen from taking ultram .I was there with him as he told his doctor about two ... that had seizures and he thought it was related to ultram .He was the dumb kid and the doctor knew it all. At ... the time of his seizure he had taken 2 ultram as prescribed and blood test showed he was in normal ... out there.I don't believe you can just stop taking ultram for one minute without serious side effects.i need...
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  68. Twins...c'mon already...update! update!
    ... it was also in response to my currently taking 2 Ultram a day (down from 3-4) for nerve and breast cancer ... my first question I posted here. She doesn't like Ultram either and said it definately is, especially for someone...

  69. The Twins --with hope, relief--and some fear--have a Suboxone Doctor's Appt. Tuesday
    ... getting off of opiates is SO much easier. I just used ultram to get off of vikes not that long ago. It wasn't...

  70. No one is responding, I hope...
    ... exercise helps sooooo much!!! I am not familiar with ultram w/ds...how long were you on them and what was the...
    ... been masking for so long. I've been taking Tramadol ( Ultram ) for 3 months and was up to 6 or 7 pills a day. My...
    ... out of rehab I was hoping I could at least take a ultram , NOPE, my doctor said they DO have opiates in em and ... the spelling of diarrea?) Um, do not take anymore ultram no matter how much pain you are in. Oh and like Lisa...
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  71. new to this board
    ... helped me. Pain sucks and I've had my fair share. Ultram has addictive properties but isn't nearly as addictive...
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  72. M-i-c-h-e-l-l-e!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... i kicked vicodin AGAIN, this time with the help of ultram . Then i got scared cuz i started liking THEM, so...
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  73. Help I am worried
    ... sure he is probably one of the pharmacists that said ultram was not addicting too. Honestly most times after the...
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  74. My Love Affair with Hydrocodone...Please help me :(
    ... I Used Serax Along With Ultram For Pain It Has NO Narcotics In It, Serax Is Like...
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  75. Confused need help
    ... 10 hours i will have 1 week without vicodin, i used ultram 1 per day none in the last 2 days, xanax 2per day...
    ... Pat you have been such a help 7 days no vics took 6 ultram though those first days Xanax does not seem to be...
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