Tramadol Carries Addiction Risks Too, Study Finds


By Kelly Burch

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A new study has found that tramadol, a “less powerful” opioid painkiller, carries the same risks of addiction as other opioids.

As doctors have become more vigilant about the addiction risks of opioids like oxycodone and morphine, they have turned to tramadol, perceived as less powerful and thus safer. However, a new study has found that tramadol carries the same risk of addiction as other opioids, CBC reports.

“What we know now is there really is no safe opioid, and tramadol is…click here to continue reading