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How does tramadol treat fibromyalgia?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Tramadol (Conzip, Ultram) is a weak narcotic pain medication. It is sometimes prescribed for people with fibromyalgia pain. It is less likely to cause dependence than stronger narcotics. Tramadol has been used and studied as a treatment for fibromyalgia, but is not FDA-approved for this use.

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