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Tramadol vs. Percocet

How much time should there be between taking (2) 50 Mg each Tramadol tablets and 1 5-325 Percocet? I take tramadol during the day, 2 at 7 AM and 2 @ 7 PM. I can take a Percocet at bedtime, which can be any time take gives me enough time to safely take the Percocet.

Any one know the answer?

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It depends is the answer!

Some people will tolerate taking them close together, for others it can be sickening. I would have taken strong co-codamol, ( 2 x 30/500) along with 100mg of Tramadol at the same time, (man was it a great combination for ending RLS).

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Timing is critical, and no doubt varies between individuals. After a couple of years taking 2 50mg Tramadol at 8.00pm they stopped working and I was up several times a night. After advice on here I played with timing and now take 50mg at 7.00pm and 50mg at 11.00pm and I am currently RLS free! Dosage and timing is as important as the drug for me.

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I agree 100% . People often neglect the timing of a drug. I know many who had difficulty/little success with a variety of drugs they were prescribed and all that was called for was moving the time of the drug by a few hours.

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I'm in the USA, Tramadol not traditionally used to treat RLS. Mine is controlled with 1mg Ropinerole, commonly used here. I DO, however use Tram to treat chronic back pain. Just 1 50mg works, but makes me zombie-like, so can only take in evening. Also, I find it to be highly addictive, so try not to take more than once or twice a week. Those of you who use 100 mg Tram for RLS, doesn't it knock you on your bum???? It also tends to leave me with a terrible headache, how do you manage these side effects?

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Get headaches easily but would rather have them than RLS. Seem to get periods headache-free then a bad patch. I am wide awake after taking Tramadol and have difficulty getting off to sleep but if I sit down in the afternoon fall asleep. Frustrating but put up with it as I am RLS free at the moment.

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Well John so pleased to hear your good news, what mess are you on ,I am doing ok thank goodness

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Hi Beady,

I'm just on Tramadol and if I behave myself am RLS free again! It may not last but it helps me cope knowing I may have a break now and again. Spicy food, potatoes, red wine, lack of routine, eating late will bring it all back again. Just set off for a couple of weeks in our small Motorhome, not a place to have RLS so fingers crossed....

Good to hear you are doing well also.

Sleep well!

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John, "behave myself" sounds all too familiar. Also on tramadol - since a few days - and it works well provided.....

I guess we'll get used to it.

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