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Downside, Different for Men and Women?
Tramadol
by no name
Citation:   no name. "Downside, Different for Men and Women?: An Experience with Tramadol (exp11673)". Erowid.org. Jul 24, 2003. erowid.org/exp/11673

 
DOSE:
T+ 0:00
50 mg oral Pharms - Tramadol (pill / tablet)
  T+ 0:45 200 mg oral Pharms - Tramadol (pill / tablet)
  T+ 0:59 4.0 mg oral Pharms - Clonazepam (pill / tablet)

BODY WEIGHT: 225 lb


First of all, if you have a known sensitivity or bad reactions to SSRI's or many other anti-depressants or are a paranoid or anxious person I HEAVILY advise againt this stuff. As far as I'm concerned it's pharmokonetics are nothing like opiates. I first took 1 50mg capsule hoping to get a mellowed out opiate-like buzz. I waited 45 minutes and had nothing but a light-headded zip, kinda like caffiene. At this point I decided to up the dose dramatically and took 4 more 50mg capsules and emptied out the powder into a little piece of toilet paper. I swallowed it and in about an 30 minutes I was in a near panic/convulsive state. I had to take 4mg's of clonazepam (Klonopin) tabs to calm myself down but that still didn't stop my mind from falling into a deep paranoid depressed state. Luckily it only lasted about 6 hours and the ordeal was over.

Here's the amazing paradox to this story, My wife (125 lbs) tried a 100mg dose of Tramadol and in exactly 1 hour she was in such a 'great place' she said she felt so euphoric and liked it so much like an opiate with speed in it. I actually had to hide the caps so she couldn't get to them. Also I offered the same dose to another girl (130 lbs) 100mg and she had the same euphoric high my wife did.

I have a good friend who is heavy into pharmacueticals and he (270 lbs) took an excessive dose of 20 50mg capsules equalling 1,000mg of Tramadol and said he felt nothing except a little anxious, uncomfotable and agitated for a few hours and nothing else.

Maybe the pharmakonetics of Tramadol Hydrchloride favor women over men?

Exp Year: 2001ExpID: 11673
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jul 24, 2003Views: 43,270
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