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Unread 09-11-2016, 07:37 PM   #2
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Hi Michelle01!, welcome. I'm sorry you had such a horrible experience. You were very likely on way too high of a dose at 12mg, never mind going up to 16 for the past 6 months. It sounds like your doctor just wasn't informed enough. Many people are able to reduce their dose fairly easily a couple months or so when they start at 12mg or higher, unless it was a transition from methadone, heroin with fentanyl, or extremely large amounts of other opioids.

Did you taper at all or go right to tramadol?

I'm glad you're on the right track now and are doing so much better.

Keep us posted on how your taper goes with the tramadol.

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