I had been on Tramadol, Morphine ExtendedR and MOrphine ImmediateR for 8 years and My doctor just told me that I had to choose between the Tramadol and the Morphine IR as I cant have them both. I choose the Tramadol. But these are very different drugs to me. I take the Tramadol every morning as it brings me up out of pain. I hesitate to take it at night as it keeps me awake and wanting to do more things since I feel so little pain so I take the morphine mostly at night or in extremely painful times. Morphine brings me down, sleepy. Tram brings me up. She said the Tram and the Morph IR were basically the same drug, I dont think that is true at all. Im wondering why the sudden change after all these years. I lost 90 pills and it kinda sucks. I could never live without the Tramadol. She seemed surprised too when I choose the Tramadol, she asked me why I choose it. I said I can live without Morphine, I cant live without the Tramadol. It works wonders for me. My past doctor let me try everything, and I mean everything and I choose the Tramadol over the rest. I get 400mg a day and I dont run out. I did have to withdraw from it ONCE recently because they wouldnt fill my script for two weeks past the refill date because I had to come in for my appointment first, worst experience of my life. I do not feel addicted to them, as I do not get tolerance (I am so lucky) and I do not run out, I do not try to get more and more over time. I been on the same mg of both drugs for 6 years and they affect me the same now as they always have. I am wondering if she is wrong about the interaction. I cant find any evidence online of this being a rule. THanks
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