I have been on tramadol 50 mg. for 6 months for L5 radiculopathy pain. I refused to take any pills during the day and only took1 at night. Six nights ago I decided to stop the pain meds. I could not believe how my body reacted for the first couple of days—extreme emotional distress and severe chills. Today, I feel fantastic. I have more energy than I have had in six months. Coincidence? I don't know. Even though I was taking such a small dose, I am glad I am off it.
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