About Me: Male, 56, Charlotte, NC, member since Mar 2009
I am 49 years old and live in North Carolina. I have a condition called Ankylosing Spondylitis which is an arthritic disease of the spine. I'm currently taking Enbrel injections for it once/week and it seems to be doing well so far but it's still too early to tell.
I was prescribed Tramadol for the pain and took two 50mg tabs/day and never abused them but when trying to stop taking these pills I am having terrible withdrawl symptoms and would continue to take them just to keep these WD symptoms away. I've been very interested in others experience with this drug and am following some forum discussions about it.
JT, Saw your post from yesterday. restless limbs, or stabbing pains in the arms and/or legs which deprive you of sleep are THE most common adverse withdrawal symptom with this drug. These seem to lessen after about the 5th day or so, but they can and do coninue intermittently after that. Emergee here swears by Hylands' Restful legs, but you have GOT to take a ton of them. I would probably see my M.D., describe what you are doing and see if he can RX you something. I also took a lot of hot bathes that 1st few weeks. Good luck. Fred
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