Tolerance to tramadol
Tolerance to tramadol occurs over the period of a few weeks, as doctors are advised only to increase tramadol doses every five days. More here on how tolerance to tramadol is different than dependence and/or tramadol addiction.
What are tramadol withdrawal symptoms?
Tramadol withdrawal symptoms include restlessness, insomnia, sweating and abdominal pain. Risk of seizure is also possible during tramadol withdrawal. More here on what tramamdol withdrawal symptoms to expect during detox here.
How is tramadol prescribed?
Tramadol is an opioid medication prescribed in starting odses of 25 mg to help manage pain and withdrawal symptoms. More on Tramadol dosage, cost, and prescriptions here.
Dependence on tramadol
Taking tramadol long-term can lead to dependence on tramadol or tramadol addiction. What’s the difference? We explore here, and inform you on how to treat tramadol dependence.
How does Tramadol work?
Tramadol works by interacting with opiate receptors in the central nervous system to change how the brain and body perceive pain. More here on how fast and how long tramadol works, as well as what makes tramadol work better.
How long does tramadol last?
The effects of immediate release tramadol last for 4-6 hours, while extended or controlled release tramadol lasts for 24 hours. Learn more about tramadol dosing, dangers, and more here.
Can you overdose (OD) on tramadol?
While it is possible to overdose on tramadol, you can experience severe health complications at lower doses if you don’t take tramadol as directed. More on how much tramadol is safe for you and tramadol overdose here.
Mixing Tramadol with alcohol
Effects of mixing Tramadol and alcohol include drowsiness and relaxation. But mixing Tramadol and alcohol can calso cause shallow breathing and slowed heart rate. Or you can die from Tramadol overdose. More here on harms and warnings for mixing Tramadol with alcohol.
Is Tramadol addictive?
YES. Tramadol is addictive, even when Tramadol is prescribed by a doctor. We review what Tramadol is made of, and how you get addicted to Tramadol here.
Tramadol overdose: How much amount of tramadol to OD?
It’s very difficult to overdose or OD on tramadol. But even at lower doses, tramadol can cause serious health problems. More on how much amount of tramadol is safe for you and tramadol overdose here.