Ultram (Tramadol) drug Addiction

ultram-150x150In order to explain Rapid Ultram Detox, first, we would like to explain the Ultram opiate drug. In the United States Ultram (tramadol) is not a controlled substance. It is considered a non-narcotic pain reliever and even tough it is known to bind to opioid receptors its exact mechanism of action is unknown. It does inhibit norepinephrine / serotonin re-uptake much like antidepressants as well as the opioid receptors and is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Even though it is so easily prescribed in the US, it is so easy to become dependent on Ultram, so much so that in fact, recently some Middle Eastern countries have banned and confiscated the drug.

In the United States, the pharmaceutical companies have been successful in persuading the FDA in not scheduling Ultram as a non-controlled substance. Its mode of action is often described as “unknown”, even though it is already well know that it acts on ־¼u receptors just like any other opiate drug. It is also well known that increases both serotonin and norepinephrine at the receptor level.

In May 2009, the United States Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to Johnson & Johnson, alleging that a manufacturer’s promotional website had “overstated the efficacy” of the drug, and “minimized the serious risks”. The company which originally produced Ultram (tramadol), the German pharmaceutical company Grֳ¼nenthal GmbH, was the one supposedly guilty of “minimizing” its addictive nature, although it allegedly showed little abuse liability in preliminary tests. The 2010 PDR contains warnings from the manufacturer, which were not present in previous years. The warnings include more compelling language regarding “the addictive potential of tramadol, the possibility of difficulty breathing while on the medication”, a new list of more serious side effects, and a notice that tramadol is “not to be used in place of opiate medications for addicts”. Tramadol is also “not to be used in efforts to wean addict patients from opiate drugs, nor to be used to manage long-term opiate addiction”.

Ultram (Tramadol) Addiction Side Effects

Ultram users can quickly become dependent on the opiate drug ““ both physically and psychologically. It has serious side effects and is contraindicated to be taken concomitantly with some other medications as well as if the patient has certain medical conditions. Ultram decreases seizure threshold and can cause seizures in susceptible individuals. It can also cause serotonin syndrome in people taking SSRI antidepressants. Of course, it possesses all the possible side effects of the regular opiate: hallucinations, drowsiness, insomnia, headaches, swelling of the throat and face, nausea, vomiting, muscle tightness or weakness, rash, and constipation. When consumed in higher doses, Ultram can cause a euphoric feeling as well as shallow breathing and death from overdose

Ultram (Tramadol) Withdrawal Symptoms

Ultram users attempting to do a Ultram detoxification without the supervision of a qualified doctor, may experience withdrawal beginning 10 ““ 20 hours after stopping use. Because of its added serotonin release, stopping Ultram can cause seizures and depression. Withdrawal from Ultram can also bring on severe mood swings, electric shock feelings in the body and aggressive behavior.

Some of the other Ultram withdrawal symptoms include loss of appetite, nausea, insomnia, chills or tremors, fever, sweating, anxiety, flu like symptoms, diarrhea and hallucinations.

MDS Ultram (Tramadol) Detox

With our rapid Ultram detox and Naltrexone therapy you can be addiction free in three to four days and feeling well within a week. You can have a drug free, opiate free, craving free life and go back to you family or work without symptoms of withdrawals.

We can manage your addiction in a totally confidential modern hospital environment with every safety measure taken. Our staff will surround you with care from the moment you call us and we will be there for you for as long as you need us. We will continue to evaluate and address your symptoms of depression even upon your return home.

We strongly suggest that you stay with the Naltrexone therapy for at least six to twelve month to reinforce your new clean life.

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