German Shepherd Home
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Tramadol #306313
01/20/14 05:36 AM
01/20/14 05:36 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
MaxaLisa Offline OP

Global Moderator
MaxaLisa  Offline OP

Global Moderator
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
Anyone know roughly how long it takes for it to start working?


MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max-n-Indy
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
K9 TBD info and Tick List Links
http://www.rabieschallengefund.org/
Re: Tramadol [Re: MaxaLisa] #306314
01/20/14 05:46 AM
01/20/14 05:46 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 980
TimberWolf Offline
Old Hand
TimberWolf  Offline
Old Hand
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 980
When Does Tramadol Start Working?

Got this googling it.

In healthy adults, pain relief is felt almost immediately if Tramadol is administered locally via intra-dermal injection (through the skin). And Tramadol absorption is similarly rapid in oral liquid doses.

Tramadol levels in the blood peak 2 hours after taking a 100 mg oral dose. In clinical studies, the onset of pain relief was faster with a combination formula of tramadol hydrochloride and acetaminophen (brand name Ultracet) than Tramadol alone. Onset of analgesia (pain relief) occurred in less than one hour. However, it takes 2 days to reach steady-state concentrations of Tramadol in the blood at a dosing rate of four times per day.

As stated before Tramadol works differently for every person. Some people register no pain relief from Tramadol, even after days of taking it and especially if they are taking other opioid pain pills at the same time. Other people feel immediate local pain relief, especially when Tramadol is injected under the skin before dental surgery.

Last edited by LMS; 01/20/14 05:48 AM.

...in remembrance of all Timber Wolves unjustifyably hunted down and killed for no valid reason at all.
Re: Tramadol [Re: TimberWolf] #306315
01/20/14 06:15 AM
01/20/14 06:15 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
MaxaLisa Offline OP

Global Moderator
MaxaLisa  Offline OP

Global Moderator
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
Thanks Elvi! I was able to use some keywords in your info to narrow this down to dogs:
http://books.google.com/books?id=Ob1PAQA...d=0CBEQ6AEwAjgK

IF I read that correctly on my phone screen, it says there is first evidence of it in the blood after 9.5 min???, 1.5 hrs to peak.

Great, thank you!


MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max-n-Indy
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
K9 TBD info and Tick List Links
http://www.rabieschallengefund.org/
Re: Tramadol [Re: MaxaLisa] #306333
01/20/14 12:58 PM
01/20/14 12:58 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,378
Old Lyme CT
J
JakodaCD OA Offline
Veteran
JakodaCD OA  Offline
Veteran
J
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,378
Old Lyme CT
when I started using tramadol on one of my dogs, years ago, I honestly saw very fast results..It is also noted, if I missed a day, I saw the difference as well..


Diane
Ozzie von Kleinen Hain
Jakoda's Kholee
Tranquillo's Kizzy
Danger Danger von Kleinen Hain aka "Masi"
"Angel" Harmonyhill's Hy Jynx aka "Jynx"
"Angel" Jakoda's Jagged Edge aka "Jag"
"Angel" Sami
"Angel" Dodge
Re: Tramadol [Re: JakodaCD OA] #306343
01/20/14 04:21 PM
01/20/14 04:21 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,748
Buffalo
BowWowMeow Offline
Carpal Tunnel
BowWowMeow  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,748
Buffalo
Chama was on that until she had a bad reaction to it. It worked immediately.


Ruth

Rafi, the german malaroo, age 9.5ish
http://www.dogster.com/dogs/693238

Varda & Gio (the crazy cattens)
...............
Warming my heart:
Queen Cleopatra
Chama
Kai
Basu
Massie
Re: Tramadol [Re: BowWowMeow] #306345
01/20/14 05:45 PM
01/20/14 05:45 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 3,032
L
LifeAsMe Offline
Carpal Tunnel
LifeAsMe  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
L
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 3,032
I've taken it @ 50mg. It works well. However, neither my sister and I can take it without having a hangover from hell headache that has to wear off, no advil will touch it.

Re: Tramadol [Re: LifeAsMe] #306346
01/20/14 05:53 PM
01/20/14 05:53 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
MaxaLisa Offline OP

Global Moderator
MaxaLisa  Offline OP

Global Moderator
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
Thanks everyone - I'm doing a trial with Jazz, to see if there is a pain component going on with her. We know she has inflammation, so I didn't want to use metacam.

I hope she tolerates it, at least for the short term, and I really hope she doen't have any of those weird symptoms that further make her feel bad frown


MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max-n-Indy
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
K9 TBD info and Tick List Links
http://www.rabieschallengefund.org/
Re: Tramadol [Re: MaxaLisa] #306348
01/20/14 05:57 PM
01/20/14 05:57 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,938
Ohio
PositiveDog Offline
Carpal Tunnel
PositiveDog  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,938
Ohio
Buddy used to get an occasional tramadol when he was still doing therapy work.

He seemed to also get immediate relief.

Hope it helps.


Bonnie

With approval of my friends:

SamCat, 03/2011
Bennie the 12 1/2% GSD 02/2013

Seiko, Solo, Sophie, Skye and Buddy - bridge dogs who taught me so much
Re: Tramadol [Re: MaxaLisa] #306352
01/20/14 06:12 PM
01/20/14 06:12 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,744
Mary Jane Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Mary Jane  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,744
Originally Posted By: MaxaLisa
.... I'm doing a trial with Jazz, to see if there is a pain component going on with her. ...


I don't know whether to wish for a pain component for Jazz or not, so I just hope you get clear results that help her crossedfingers

Re: Tramadol [Re: Mary Jane] #306359
01/20/14 06:38 PM
01/20/14 06:38 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
MaxaLisa Offline OP

Global Moderator
MaxaLisa  Offline OP

Global Moderator
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
Thanks MJ, I'm not sure what to hope for either. We have an appt on thursday to try to figure out our next step, so gathering info right now...


MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max-n-Indy
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
K9 TBD info and Tick List Links
http://www.rabieschallengefund.org/
Re: Tramadol [Re: MaxaLisa] #306374
01/21/14 12:30 AM
01/21/14 12:30 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,581
SeanRescueMom Offline
Carpal Tunnel
SeanRescueMom  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,581
Originally Posted By: MaxaLisa
I hope she tolerates it, at least for the short term, and I really hope she doen't have any of those weird symptoms that further make her feel bad frown


Me too! crossedfingers


Sean - 1998/2014
If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart I'll stay there forever.
Carleton DOB unknown
Neely - 2003/2015
Gizmo -2008/2011
Neeko -1991/2005
Re: Tramadol [Re: SeanRescueMom] #306385
01/21/14 02:24 AM
01/21/14 02:24 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
MaxaLisa Offline OP

Global Moderator
MaxaLisa  Offline OP

Global Moderator
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
smile paw


MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max-n-Indy
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
K9 TBD info and Tick List Links
http://www.rabieschallengefund.org/
Re: Tramadol [Re: MaxaLisa] #306386
01/21/14 02:29 AM
01/21/14 02:29 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 3,032
L
LifeAsMe Offline
Carpal Tunnel
LifeAsMe  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
L
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 3,032
what dosage did the vet give her?

Re: Tramadol [Re: LifeAsMe] #306387
01/21/14 02:37 AM
01/21/14 02:37 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
MaxaLisa Offline OP

Global Moderator
MaxaLisa  Offline OP

Global Moderator
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,487
Northern CA
I am using her dosage from after her vaginal procedure, which was 1/4 of a 50mg tab, every 8-12 hours (she is just under 20 lbs). I really just need it before meals, which seems to trigger the tremors right now. I'm using that and some sucralfate to see if it makes a difference. She seems to be tolerating it, but she's only had two doses so far, just about to give her another.

LOL, not sure she is getting the full dose, these are Max's pills that expired last March. But it seemed to work very quickly last night when she was tremoring and feeling very bad.


MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max-n-Indy
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
K9 TBD info and Tick List Links
http://www.rabieschallengefund.org/
Re: Tramadol [Re: MaxaLisa] #306390
01/21/14 03:03 AM
01/21/14 03:03 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,748
Buffalo
BowWowMeow Offline
Carpal Tunnel
BowWowMeow  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,748
Buffalo
I hope it works! I think that was the stuff that Chama got stoned on. laugh


Ruth

Rafi, the german malaroo, age 9.5ish
http://www.dogster.com/dogs/693238

Varda & Gio (the crazy cattens)
...............
Warming my heart:
Queen Cleopatra
Chama
Kai
Basu
Massie
Page 1 of 2 1 2

Monthly Photo Contest Winner
Newest Topics
Summer Vacation
by Woodreb. 07/15/18 02:48 PM
Don't let this happen to you
by Woodreb. 07/15/18 02:41 PM
7/2018 Picture Upload
by Wisc.Tiger_Val. 07/14/18 02:41 PM
Orijen sold to Purina
by Wolfie. 07/14/18 02:04 AM
test for picture
by Shilohsmom. 07/13/18 01:25 AM
Last NH Trip
by Woodreb. 07/12/18 02:51 AM
Inline Photo Upload/Display
by Wisc.Tiger_Val. 07/11/18 11:29 PM
Only constant in life is change...
by DnP. 07/10/18 08:09 PM
Oh what can I say?
by middleofnowhere. 07/08/18 11:29 PM
Tumor scare
by DarkEyes. 07/05/18 05:10 PM
Help Support the Forum
New Topics - Other Animals & Chat
Thai soccer team/coach
by Shilohsmom. 07/06/18 08:17 PM
Starting the 4th early
by Wisc.Tiger_Val. 06/27/18 06:50 PM
Changes at home
by Zisso. 06/24/18 05:55 PM
To all pet owners
by Shilohsmom. 06/10/18 08:21 PM
We've lost Arycest
by Islandgsds. 06/06/18 05:05 PM
Who's Online Now
2 registered members (Woodreb, 1 invisible), 92 guests, and 9 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
SunshineShepherd, Dedra, Tiltonhaus Germa, SonyasShepherds, tajinder
2904 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums100
Topics20,484
Posts326,359
Members2,904
Most Online137
Jan 8th, 2016
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1