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== Harm Reduction ==
 
== Harm Reduction ==
 
Don't take any more tramadol than you are prescribed.
 
Don't take any more tramadol than you are prescribed.
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By itself, it can decrease the seizure threshold. When combined with SSRIs, tricyclic antidepressants, or in patients with epilepsy, the seizure threshold is further decreased. Seizures have been reported in humans receiving excessive single oral doses (700 mg) or large intravenous doses (300 mg). However, there have been several rare cases of people having grand-mal seizures at doses as low as 100–400 mg orally.
  
 
'''Do not consume alcohol or other drugs while under the influence of Tramadol'''
 
'''Do not consume alcohol or other drugs while under the influence of Tramadol'''

Revision as of 18:43, 17 July 2013


General Information

Classification: Opiate/Downer/Sedative/Painkiller/SNRISerotonin–Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor/Reuptake inhibitor of serotoninA monoamine neurotransmitter, biochemically derived from tryptophan, that is primarily found in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, platelets, and central nervous system (CNS) of humans and animals. It is a well-known contributor to feelings of well-being. and of norepinephrine

Dosage

  • 150mg-200mg (No tolerance)
  • 200mg-250mg (Medium-High tolerance)
  • 300mg-400mg (Very High tolerance, WARNING: Seizure threshold is DANGEROUSLY lowered at this point)
  • 400mg+ (Extremely High tolerance, potentially fatal for new users WARNING: Seizure threshold is DANGEROUSLY lowered at this point)


Onset:

  • Oral: 1-2 hours

Peak Benefit:

  • Oral: 3-4 hours

Duration

  • Long onset, slowly building to a peak by hour 4 with maximum blood concnetration acheived near hour 4.5
  • Half-life: 5.5-7 hours

Potentiators/avoiders:

  • Alcohol
  • Other CNSCentral Nervous System depressants

The following products may react negatively with oxycodone and may cause overdose if mixed together.

  • Alcohol
  • Diphenhydramine

WARNING

  • Tramadol effects serotoninA monoamine neurotransmitter, biochemically derived from tryptophan, that is primarily found in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, platelets, and central nervous system (CNS) of humans and animals. It is a well-known contributor to feelings of well-being. levels in the brain. For this reason it is reccomended to taper on, and taper off use. This drug has very little potential for abuse, due to it being a WEAK opiate agonistA substance that initiates a physiological response when combined with a receptor..

Effects

Do not drive or operate machinery while under the influence of tramadol.


Positive

  • Euphoria
  • Painfree
  • Overall feeling of contentedness

Neutral

  • Itching

Negative

Some users may experience

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • CNSCentral Nervous System depression
  • Drowsiness
  • hot/cold flashes
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Urinary retention (difficulty urinating)

In high doses, overdoses, or in patients not tolerant to opiates, tramadol can cause shallow breathing, bradycardia, cold-clammy skin, apnea, hypotension, miosis, circulatory collapse, respiratory arrest, and death.

Harm Reduction

Don't take any more tramadol than you are prescribed.

By itself, it can decrease the seizure threshold. When combined with SSRIs, tricyclic antidepressants, or in patients with epilepsy, the seizure threshold is further decreased. Seizures have been reported in humans receiving excessive single oral doses (700 mg) or large intravenous doses (300 mg). However, there have been several rare cases of people having grand-mal seizures at doses as low as 100–400 mg orallyRoute of administration in which the subject swallows a substance..

Do not consume alcohol or other drugs while under the influence of Tramadol

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