Review: taking Ibuprofen and Tramadol together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Ibuprofen and Tramadol together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ibuprofen and Tramadol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,197 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,621 Ibuprofen users) Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 41,537 Tramadol users)
What are the drugs
Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,621 Ibuprofen users)
Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 41,537 Tramadol users)
On Jan, 11, 2015: 3,197 people who take Ibuprofen, Tramadol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
- Tramadol (tramadol hydrochloride)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Ibuprofen is effective||44.44%|
(8 of 18 people)
(4 of 16 people)
(2 of 11 people)
(2 of 10 people)
(2 of 20 people)
(7 of 18 people)
(8 of 20 people)
(1 of 3 people)
|Tramadol is effective||41.67%|
(10 of 24 people)
(3 of 17 people)
(6 of 21 people)
(6 of 23 people)
(6 of 16 people)
(5 of 12 people)
(0 of 3 people)
(2 of 3 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Nausea||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease||Constipation||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Anxiety||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease||Tired Eyes||Anxiety|
|Diarrhoea||Constipation||Hyperkalaemia||International Normalised Ratio Increased||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Anxiety||Depression||Fatigue|
|Dyspnoea||Dyspepsia||Hepatic Steatosis||Retroperitoneal Haematoma||Pulmonary Embolism||Liver Disorder||Migraine Without Aura||Depression|
|Hypotension||Oedema||Metabolic Acidosis||Pulmonary Embolism||Hypertension||Dyspepsia||Fatigue||Back Pain|
|Drug Ineffective||Rectal Haemorrhage||Night Sweats||Haematoma||Cholecystitis Chronic||Abdominal Distension||Suicidal Ideation||Dyspnoea|
|Insomnia||Faeces Hard||Arthralgia||Headache||Pain In Extremity||Nausea||Muscle Twitching||Vomiting|
|Melaena||Depression||Pneumonia||Oedema Peripheral||Oedema Peripheral||Suicidal Ideation||Pain||Fall|
|Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Suicidal Ideation||Diarrhoea||Fatigue||Gallbladder Non-functioning||Faeces Hard||Libido Decreased||Dizziness|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Ibuprofen is effective||31.76%|
(27 of 85 people)
(7 of 31 people)
|Tramadol is effective||31.40%|
(27 of 86 people)
(10 of 32 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Pain In Extremity||Insomnia|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Ibuprofen is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||7.81%|
(5 of 64 people)
(6 of 63 people)
(13 of 63 people)
(7 of 83 people)
(3 of 10 people)
|Tramadol is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||4.08%|
(4 of 98 people)
(9 of 61 people)
(16 of 63 people)
(5 of 84 people)
(3 of 10 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Gallbladder Disorder||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Nausea||Headache||Pain||Dyspnoea|
|Injury||Pulmonary Embolism||Chest Pain||Depression||Diarrhoea||Fall|
|Pulmonary Embolism||Cholecystitis Chronic||Pain In Extremity||Dyspnoea||Back Pain||Asthenia|
|Depression||Gallbladder Disorder||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Anaemia||Hypoaesthesia||Chest Pain|
|Cholelithiasis||Injury||Drug Ineffective||Abdominal Pain||Vomiting||Dizziness|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- I tested positive for methadone, i have never taken this drug (1 answer)
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- Can i take diclofenac sodium mispoprostol with tramadol hcl?
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- Is it safe to take demerol while taking tramadol hydrochloride and hydroxychloroquine (2 answers)
I am experiencing acute, debilitating pain due to the Chikungunya virus, which has reintroduced all of the previous painful symptoms I have,ongoing and in the past, from Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, tendonitis and severe headaches. It's in its 38th day and I am basically crippled from neck to feet. Have to sleep propped up as arms throb with pain when horizontal. The only thing that has subdued the pain slightly are Oxycocet and Ibuprofen, but the pain never goes away. My hands and feet are so inflammed it's difficult to perform even the smallest tasks of personal hygiene and housekeeping. I have difficulty controlling my bladder and often don't make it to the washroom in time. Just started on Demerol today so will no longer take the Oxycocet, but am concerned of the interactions with Demerol, Hydroxychloroquine and Tramadol Hydrochloride extended release tablets that I take daily for the Fibromyalgia and Arthritis. I have dealt with a great deal of pain through the years, but I now have the pain of every serious illness I have had in my lifetime, all at the same time. I honestly didn't think a person could deal with this much pain at once. I have tried and am still taking several vitamins and herbal supplements as well as drinking tons of water and eating really well. Lots of berries, dark vegetables, apples, yogurt and minimal meat. Taking turmeric, papaya leaf, ginger, cinnamon and boswellia for the inflammation. Taking minimal wheat products, sugar and no alcohol. Also, drinking green, fennel and nettle tea daily. I know this is a lot of information, but I really need help and wonder if anyone has any suggestions! Thanking you in advance!!!
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I was taking Tramadol for pain instead of Endone to cut out the opiates as well as my usual anti-depressant. After about 6 months of feeling dizzy spells and nausea I stumbled across information that these two medications should not be mixed. After all of the extensive tests they did to find out why I had these symptoms, I informed my Doctor of what I had discovered. Much the their embarrassment, they realised I was correct and immediately took me off the tramadol. I just thought I would share this information in case any one else is going through what I did.
- No noticeable effects
No noticeable effects when used together. Tramadol dose 50-100 mg's four times a day.
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I started losing my hair more when I started taking the tramadol for pain. I have lost quite a bit of hair since then and started balding on the top of my head. I don't know if it is hormonal or from all the medication I am on because I know that can cause hair loss also. My hair is also limp and lifeless and I have gained about 15 pounds since being on the tramadol. It is the only medication that helps with my pain and chronic anxiety caused by the Cymbalta so I don't know what else to do.
axeman225 on Sep, 17, 2014:
Hi! I am a 26yr old male. I saw this and seems like we are taking the same meds and I wanted to compare. I have been on tramadol for almost 3 years for herniated discs from playing football. I recently have noticed and heard that long term use affects testosterone levels, so I got bloodwork done...turns out I am below range on all levels...which sucks because I am fit (or was) and pretty big. So my doc prescribed testim 1% 50mg/day (as of yesterday) and I wanted to see how it affected you along with takign the tramadol. I dont have hair issues, but I have had weight gain and general feminization due to loss of testosterone....so gross and sad for me. Idk if you are male or female...but I would love to hear what the combo has done for you. If anyone else can chime in it would be great. (fyi..tramadol is a low dose opiate agonist for pain; testim is testosterone gel)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. Tramadol (tramadol hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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- Tramadol is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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