Tramadol Addiction Self-Assessment Quiz

Tramadol is a generic opioid drug that’s typically used to treat severe pain. Opioids like tramadol carry the risk of abuse, addiction and overdose, so it’s important to take these medications exactly as prescribed. If you believe you may be struggling with tramadol, taking a self-assessment can be the first step toward finding help.

This self-guided assessment was created to help you evaluate the level of your tramadol use. However, the quiz is not intended to replace a proper, clinical diagnosis of tramadol addiction.

If you’re concerned about a loved one’s prescription drug use, take the quiz: Is My Loved One Addicted To Prescription Drugs?

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This quiz is a self-guided assessment that has been created from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders which is the standard criteria for diagnosing mental health and substance use disorders. This assessment contains “yes” or “no” questions relative to your Tramadol use during the last 12 months. Your answers are confidential.

Please answer “yes” or “no” based only on your Tramadol use. In the past 12 months:

Have you increased your Tramadol dosage amount without receiving approval from your doctor?
Have you experienced extreme side effects such as skin rashes, hallucinations, seizures, loss of coordination or fainting since you began using tramadol?
Have you experienced strained relationships since you started taking tramadol?
Have you experienced significant withdrawal symptoms any time you stopped taking tramadol for an extended period of time?
Have you taken any other substances in combination with tramadol?
Have you suffered from financial strain due to always needing to have tramadol?
Have you worried about running out of your prescribed amount of tramadol?
Have you contacted more than one doctor in an attempt to gain multiple prescriptions to tramadol?
Have you neglected any responsibilities at home or work since you started using tramadol?
Has your tramadol use resulted in you becoming more secluded or distant from friends or family members?
Have you taken tramadol for any reason other than pain relief?
Have you felt guilt or shame about the amount of tramadol you take?

Your assessment results are confidential. Please enter your information below to proceed to your results.

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Next Steps

The quiz is not meant to replace a professional’s diagnosis. However, you can use the results of the assessment as a guide to:

If you’ve discovered that you may be struggling with a tramadol addiction, evidence-based care is available at The Recovery Village. You can review your results with your doctor or contact us today to find a tramadol addiction treatment program that works well for your needs.

FAQs About Tramadol Addiction & Treatment

  • How much tramadol is too much?

    The maximum amount of tramadol that can be safely used varies significantly between individuals. It depends on a variety of factors, such as age, health, genetics and previous history of opioid use. Tramadol overdose can be fatal, so it’s important to only take it as prescribed.

  • How often can you take tramadol?

    You should not take tramadol more frequently than prescribed. Normally, tramadol doses are prescribed to be taken at least four to six hours apart.

  • What is a high dose of tramadol?

    What is considered a high dose of tramadol varies from person to person. Even a low dose of tramadol may have a strong effect in some patients. Typically, oral doses greater than 300 mg are not used.

  • How long does it take to get addicted to tramadol?

    There is no set timeframe for the development of tramadol addiction. However, the CDC shows that the risk of opioid addiction rises significantly after three to five days of use.

  • How can I stop my tramadol addiction?

    Tramadol addiction can be dangerous and should be taken very seriously. However, ending a tramadol addiction can be difficult alone. Most people find that the most effective way to stop using opioids is to seek substance addiction treatment at a specialized facility.

  • Does The Recovery Village offer treatment programs for tramadol addiction?

    The Recovery Village offers tramadol addiction treatment options and has helped many patients to overcome opioid addiction and achieve lasting sobriety.

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