I need to get off this tramadol soon because it causes me horrible itching & I am only on a small dose, as Iposted. I just don't know if I should cut them & taper off. I appreciated your help so much, as I have been miserable with the pain & itching. thx
Hi- You're on a very small dose as it is so its a bit hard to taper down from that amount. I would just stop it completely but if you become symptomatic, taper. Just drop a small amount over time, but seriously, you may be fine just stopping, especially when the itching is gone!
Thank you for your comment. I only took 25 mg yesterday, & none so far today so it's been 25 hrs now. I'm only itching a little now (whereas I had itched awfully for the whole time) , so I'm pretty sure it was the pills & I sure hope they get out of my system soon. Yesterday a while after I took the 25 mg I was itching like crazy & that's why I didn't want to taper unless I have to. I think I might make it without having to taper. The sooner the better. I have been miserable. Thank you again vicki595, & to all fellow posters: If you have a terrible itch all over, it might just be something you're on because that is a common side effect of many medicines. Good luck & prayers to all who need help.
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