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Tramadol withdrawal! Help!

I've been on and off tramadol since I injured my knee in late April. At first I took it every day for 5 weeks. Then I stopped with no problems. There were times after when I would take one and then go weeks without it and never had any trouble. I take one 300mg tablet at night before bed and it last 24 hours. 3 weeks ago my doctor but me on 50mg Vyvanse for ADD which didn't work causing withdrawal so he switched me to 20mg Adderall which also didn't work so he stopped me cold turkey. Somewhere during that 3 week period I began taking tramadol because it would relax me during the withdrawal from the other meds. It's been 6 days since I was taken off Adderall so I took my last tramadol on Wednesday night lasting me through Thursday (today is Saturday). After I stopped the tramadol, I got a new list of symptoms to I called my doc and he says it's from tramadol withdrawal. How can I be having withdrawal now when I ever did before? Is it piggybacking off the withdrawal I felt from the ADD drugs? How can I feel better? I feel like my arms and legs are being slightly electrocuted constantly. Not enough to hurt right away but after that dull pain for hours and hours, I'm losing my mind. I spent 4 hours last night laying on my hard tile floors crying because all I want to do is sleep but these electric pulses are making it impossible even though I take Ambien for sleep. What do I do? What's happening? My doctor says it's normal and I just have to deal but I actually considered downing a handful of sleeping pills just to get some sleep. I didn't but I'm afraid of doing this all over again tonight. HELP!
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300mg Trams never knew they made them that big? Could certainly be the Trams.
How much Trams were you taking on the last day you quit? What day was it that you quit? Have you only been taking Ambien since you quit the Trams?
Michael
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I'd like to bump this post up to the top, sounds like the op could really use some help.
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This is my first day on here. Im on day 4 coming off methadone. I too cant sleep and am in complete misery. I dont know what to do myself. Thats why Im here. To see if I can get some relief through other people dealing with the same things we are. So far so good. Im sure Ill be checking in frequently. Ill keep an eye out for your posts! Good luck!
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