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The Alternative
Tramadol
by Winter-Owned
Citation:   Winter-Owned. "The Alternative: An Experience with Tramadol (exp44656)". Erowid.org. Jun 24, 2007. erowid.org/exp/44656

 
DOSE:
T+ 0:00
100 mg oral Pharms - Tramadol (pill / tablet)
  T+ 2:00 100 mg oral Pharms - Tramadol (pill / tablet)

BODY WEIGHT: 140 lb


Rather than go into detail about my drug history, I would like to start the report by noting that prior to using Tramadol I was using several narcotics, including oxycodone, hydrocodone, and propoxyphene.

I liked the effects of these drugs but some of the side effects were too much for me. I wasn't the once in a while user of them either. I would use opiates for as low as few days and up to a few weeks. Every time I suffered a very unpleasant withdrawal with symptoms such as nausea, depression, and tremor.

One day I got a hold of four Tramadol pills. I allergy tested myself (waited two hours) with one and then took the other 3. The result was a non-sedated Euphoria with a stronger pain-killing property than any narcotics I've ingested to date. I was so happy. I met this girl (she ended up being a total hippie.) who kept hugging me and quite literally wouldn't let go. I felt awesome. Not sure if it was the Tramadol or my new hippie friend but I'd like to say it was a good combination.

Besides the social setting, I think Tramadol is still the drug of choice over narcotics. Not only is it less sedating (to me), but I experienced no unpleasant withdrawal.

Exp Year: 2005ExpID: 44656
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jun 24, 2007Views: 9,014
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