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tramadol?? same as hydrocodone??
I have been wondering why some say to tramadol for tappering off hydrocodone?? is it the same kind of drug?
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Not even close.  Still not a good idea to incorporate it in a taper / detox..................
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eagle is rite on...not close, but STILL ADDICTIVE.....not good at all to include in detox...tram can cause sizuires
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Tramadol is a very fully drug...but, for simplicity sake, think of it as an antidepressant and opiate combined. Add with that the risk of seizures, and you'll be fighting withdrawal from a drug with a ton more withdrawal symptoms. Best just to bite the bullet and wrestle with the demon you brought...and, not start a fight with a new one.
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Many misconceptions are out there about tramadol.  It is evil......
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Agree with GA Guy and Sarah...I tried CT last week while having to work (I had no choice) and it was the worst I ever felt in my entire life...My good friend GA guy helped me tremendously...I had some benzos which helped and I'd take a mild vic 2x day to ease the shakes and other symptoms..I finally have a refill and am starting a taper plan...the pills are safely in the hands of my wife who has been a tremendous suppor to me...

And I agree with Sarah....it is definitely evil...and the doctors don't warn you of it's addictive properties.

Jim
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