Injured in Paris, tramadol

Discussion in 'Medical Topics' started by Unknown, Jun 30, 2019.

  1. Unknown

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    hey guys,
    I’m a 121 operator and I’m on vacation in France . yesterday i took a spill while rock climbing , I went to a doctor and he suspects a mcl strain and prescribed tramadol. Am I allowed to take this?
    Thanks!
     
  2. luvflyin

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    tramadol
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    NOT ALLOWED; No flying within 48 hrs of use
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    tramadol
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    NOT ALLOWED; No flying within 48 hrs of use
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    tramadol HCL acetaminophin
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    NOT ALLOWED; No flying within 48 hrs of use; not more than twice weekly
     
  3. Unkown

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    Thanks for this, I’m on vacation until the 15th of the month, so the 2 days shouldn’t be an issue. Just wanted to check that getting this wouldn’t somehow dq my medical.
     
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    Are you allowed to take it? Yes.
     
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    yes, but you can't fly. best just to take advil.
     
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    If I understand it correctly, you can't fly for the next 48 hours. If you are on vacation and are not going to be flying for a few days, then take whatever helps. IMNSHO.
     
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    Personally, I avoid any pain drug stronger than Aleve. Tramadol has been widely abused, I'd certainly avoid it, as well as codeine and any other opiate/opioid, for something that will get better in a week or less.
     
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    . Take what the MD prescribed if the pain is that bad. If you’re that worried you can ask the MD for something else. Stupid to suffer if you don’t have to do so.
     
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    I was given Tramadol years ago for back pain. I found it to be worse than the pain. Terrible stuff. I was dizzy, sick hung over.