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    An_243733 posted:
    think that i am addicted to tramadol how do i get off it
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    Harry L Haroutunian, MD responded:
    Tramadol is an opiate, and although you don't say how long you've been using it, long-term exposure can make you physically dependent.

    If you feel you're experiencing withdrawal, your doctor can issue some mild medications to help you through this period.
    ljude38 responded:
    Tramadol binds to the opiate receptors in the brain and acts like an opiate but does not have the central nervous system depressant effects that a typically classed opiate does. In large doses tramadol can cause seizures. As an addiction specialist working for a rapid detox center in california Ive seen this alot. Speak to your MD. Get some options for yourself. Its definitely a doable thing

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