Tramadol vs Vicodin for Migraines

Tramadol
(Rx)
Vicodin
(Rx)
Tramadol is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Vicodin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Migraines
2.6
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Migraines
1.4
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 7, 1983
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
245,061 Discussions
289,227 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Depression
#4 for Pain Relief
#5 for Fibromyalgia
#6 for Anxiety
#7 for Headaches
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for RLS
#11 for Arthritis
#12 for Nerve Pain
#13 for Migraines
#14 for Severe Pain
Tramadol is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Withdrawal Symptoms, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Depression
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Pain Relief
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for Cramping
#11 for Discomfort
#12 for Severe Pain
Vicodin is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Tra
Nausea
3
Euphoria
2
Dizziness
2
Serotonin Syndrome
1
Hallucinations
1
Tingling
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Paranoia
1
Head Zaps
1
Vic
Addiction
10
Nausea
4
Vomiting
2
Dizziness
1
Euphoria
1
Drowsiness
1
Weight Loss
1
Fainting
1
Liver Damage
1
Restlessness
1
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Tramadol
Tra
Vicodin
Vic
Nausea
Tra
Vic
3
4
Euphoria
Tra
Vic
2
1
Dizziness
Tra
Vic
2
1
Serotonin Syndrome
Tra
Vic
1
0
Hallucinations
Tra
Vic
1
0
Tingling
Tra
Vic
1
0
Dry Mouth
Tra
Vic
1
0
Rash
Tra
Vic
1
0
Paranoia
Tra
Vic
1
0
Head Zaps
Tra
Vic
1
0
Addiction
Vic
Tra
10
0
Nausea
Vic
Tra
4
3
Vomiting
Vic
Tra
2
0
Dizziness
Vic
Tra
1
2
Euphoria
Vic
Tra
1
2
Drowsiness
Vic
Tra
1
0
Weight Loss
Vic
Tra
1
0
Fainting
Vic
Tra
1
0
Liver Damage
Vic
Tra
1
0
Restlessness
Vic
Tra
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Tramadol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Vicodin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Tramadol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Vicodin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 5-500 mg, 7.5-750 mg, 10-300 mg, 200-7.5 mg, 500-5 mg, 660-10 mg, 750-7.5 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Tramadol Hcl
Hydrocodone Bit/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Tramadol and Vicodin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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