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I have loss of feeling in my feet and tingling sensation. My doctor prescribed gabapentin. I read the side effects and decided not to take this med.Anyone have any experience with gabapentin?
I also don't know how kids get high from Tramadol – it doesn't do anything for me other than dulling pain for awhile. Perhaps that's because we're using it for the ailment it was invented to alleviate, kids don't have that ailment so it does something else … does that make sense ? Peggy
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@pfbacon Yes it does I never got high on it but it relieves the pain I can still get but if I couldn't I don't know what I,d do. I don't know if my back fractures made the difference in me still getting it but I'm grateful I do I hope you can get this med 🙏
I will sometimes take 1/2 of 1 tramadol – it dulls the pain and doesn't make me sleepy. I too, have had trouble getting it – one pharmacist started to hand it to me then snatched it back and said she had to investigate me (I had been getting all my prescriptions there for years, she knew that I only filled the Tramadol rx 2 or 3 times a year) because the Pharmacy Board said they would revoke her license if she sold medicine to a drug addict. At the DMV, a clerk said she couldn't give me a driver's license if I was taking Tramadol — questions on the application ask you to list every medicine that you take and like an idiot, I wrote the truth. I asked to see her supervisor; she suggested that I fill out the form again and leave off the Tramadol. Next time, should I just lie in the first place? Peggy
@pfbacon Geez, that's a tricky situation.
I've never heard of having to list meds for the DMV. That's weird. I would say that if it's something you take rarely, it would be reasonable to leave it off the list. I no longer include Percocet or orphenadrine (a muscle relaxer) because I take them so rarely. It just adds eyebrow raisers.
Yes, Peggy. You have to leave off some drugs. I once told the truth on my renewal and I was denied too, but those were the days before computers, so I went to another DMV office and did not tell the truth and I got my license. I don’t even let them know that I take medical marijuana.
Following my surgeries I have needed narcotic pain reliever for a couple days–but once three weeks. I got off these asap, because I had issues with alcohol when I was young–I hated having to take them because i could recognize addictive power and like you, no enjoyment. Over years of taking tramadol, the only interest I have in it is for certain types of pain. As you mentioned, when your pain is real, there is no eurphoria. I still have not taken doctors advice to use medical marijuana. I tried it twice in my twenties and found that I liked it too much–and never used it again. Now, I have good days or weeks followed by bad, but not ready for anything stronger.
Medical marijuana is not like smoking the real thing. You don’t get high and it can relieve your pain if you take the right mixture of CBD and TCH. The marijuana doctor can prescribe the best type for you.
No, you don't get high unless your dose is one that you can't handle or more than you need to curb the pain. THC will bring euphoria at certain levels so be prepared to experiment and slowly work your way up the dosing and strength chart. This was my experience.
@rwinney . I tried the thc in my cbd 03 % I think it was but it gave me a headache did you encounter this? Right now I stick with just CBD
Good morning Linda. @lioness. I do not use any topicals except Topricin on occasion. My ingestable THC is 19:1. High thc at 19 to cbd 1. It's also an extra strength strain. I am very careful with it. I don't use CBD oil anymore.
@rwinney Glad this works for you and what I found works for me just the CBD by Nature Leaf and Topricin especially before I go to bed. This is when it really hurts when Im up and about I dont notice it so much its when I sit of lay down. I did come across something by accident but it works for me. I am into Essential Oils and I mixed up some for stress relief . My shoulder and neck are tight and hurt as now , I sprayed this on and it was gone all day yesterday so am going to do same now . By
I don't know what State you live in, but Arizona requires a list of certain medical conditions and medications and has refused licenses to some people for many years now. I get it, but I don't think the state should be the one to decide or the MVD. Your doctor should assess your capabilities.
It depends if you are using the leaves of the sativa or the Indica plant. I use THC from the Indica plant to help me to fall asleep at night. The Sativa leaf is better suited for daytime use because it is invigorating and gives you pep but does not make you high.
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