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Re: Ultram

Posted by Elizabeth on March 17, 1999, at 20:58:16

In reply to Ultram, posted by Jenny on March 16, 1999, at 18:22:26

> Anyone having a difficult or should I say impossible time trying to stop the drug ultram/tramadol? Anyone out there been suscessful? I told my doctor I thought I must be addicted. He says I'm not addicted just dependent. Oh OK. Any suscess stories out there?

Here's the difference between addiction and dependence: when you're addicted, you have "cravings" for the drug when you stop taking it, regardless of whether there are any specific withdrawal symptoms. Dependence is when you experience withdrawal symptoms (which are specific to the particular drug or drug class) but don't have cravings.

BTW, how is tramadol? Side effects, etc.?





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