Discussion in 'Pharmaceuticals' started by Elle, Aug 24, 2005.
does tramadol have any effect on seratonin levels in the brain?
its an opiate and they dont effect serotoin directly so, i dont think so
That is very very weird because I was always told that tramadols had slight SSRI effects but when I looked it up I didt get anything on it.
Tramadol is a quasi-narcotic analgesic used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It is a synthetic analog of codeine, but has a low binding affinity to the mu-opioid receptors. It has been prescribed off-label for the treatment of diabetic neuropathy and restless leg syndrome.
tramadol does increase serotonin levels.
Here is one reference. . . but there are plenty:
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