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Tramadol Amneal Vs Mylan

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sonjia Says:
 
all our pharms here have switched to amneal.doesnt do a thing except give a headache. brand does make a differance.the mylan works great.

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Verwon Says:
 
Yes, there can be differences in generic medications. Once a medication is available to be made a generic, it is allowed to differ, in the active ingredient, from the name brand by as much as plus or minus 20%. The FDA considers this an acceptable therapeutic window.

The problem that you can run into, of course, is that generics do not have to measure against each other, just against the name brand.

This means that while one generic may be high quality and contain 100mgs of a given medication, another generic may only contain 80mgs and another could contain 120mgs.

Not everyone is sensitive to such changes and most people don't even notice, however, there are some people that do have problems when they switch from a name brand to a generic, or from generic to another.


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jgm Says:
 
Twice now I have been switched from Mylan Tramadol to Amneal Tramadol. There is a big difference between the two. I have complete relief when I have Mylan but if it is Amneal I eventually get no reliefand have headaches, nausea, and pain. Have been on Ultram-Tramadol for years and have great results from it. Have a disease called Spondolytis and have been on methadone and everything else but Ultram-Tramadol has been the best solution. Have no side effects as long as I dont get Amneal Tramadol. I am also having the same problem trying to find Mylan Tramadol.

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DC Says:
 
I had a hard time finding Mylan, too. I called five different pharms to see which generic they carried. Finally one pharmacist told me it could be ordered and would arrive the next day. Just started on the Mylan, but I had read on several different boards it is the best after the Ultram. Good luck on finding it!

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Brian Says:
 
I got the Mylan tramadol and pain relief is so much better. I also don't have the headache I get with Amneal.

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Brian Says:
 
Mylan works much better!

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Brian Says:
 
Finally got the Mylan tramadol and its like night and dat, so much better.

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katz Says:
 
The best generic for Ultram (tramadol) is Mylan.

However, there is no comparison, in my opinion,
between the brand name Ultram, and ANY generic.

Say what you will....but it is more potent.
The FDA +- 20% adds some cogency to what I am saying,

The brand has the same feel as Lortab

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Docf Says:
 
I agree. The Mylan generic Ultram (tramadol) is profoundly more potent than the Amneal (carried by
Walgreens)

I also agree that the actual Brand Ultram is superior
to both of them, if you can afford it.

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DEW Says:
 
CVS Pharmacy switched to Amneal Tramadol HCL 50mg. I have used several other generic tramadols in the past. All worked EXCEPT AMNEAL which did not touch my pain from rheumotoid arthritis and fibromyalgia

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Shirley D Says:
 
I find absolutely NO difference between the Mylan and Amneal brands.
I'm a long time tramadol user due to arthritis, and I KNOW tramadol
well. There IS NO difference in the two, and only a slight difference
between Ultram and it's generics. I find Teva brand tramadol to also
be a quality generic, equal to the other two mentioned. A generic
tramadol I don't particularly care for, because the caplets are so
hard that I don't think they are well absorbed, is the long thin white
caplets that have "377" imprinted on one side. I don't even know
the manufacturer of these.


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howarderay Says:
 
Hate to say it guys but i've been on Mylan for several years and it has always worked but the last two prescriptions havent worked. They must have changed their formula. To prove it i have some of the older ones I've saved over time and i can take them and they work just fine. Now my dilema is finding a brand that does work or pay the extra cost for Ultram.

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Jackie Says:
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Your not crazzzzy THE GENERICS ARE BEING MESSED WITH BY THE FDA PERIOD..... IVE SEEN IT IN SEVERAL MEDICATIONS.... IM 42 YEARS OLD AND I KKOW MY BODY...... SOMETHING is GOING ON AND THE GOVERNMENT Is MESSING WITH THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT IN ALL. GENERIC MEDS....

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