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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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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

Ibuprofen, Tramadol outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
- Tramadol (tramadol hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ibuprofen is effective44.44%
(8 of 18 people)
25.00%
(4 of 16 people)
18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
10.00%
(2 of 20 people)
38.89%
(7 of 18 people)
40.00%
(8 of 20 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Tramadol is effective41.67%
(10 of 24 people)
17.65%
(3 of 17 people)
28.57%
(6 of 21 people)
26.09%
(6 of 23 people)
37.50%
(6 of 16 people)
41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
VomitingHaemorrhoidsNauseaPainPainDepressionLiver DisorderPain
PainAbdominal DistensionPainHaemorrhageDepressionConstipationNauseaNausea
NauseaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseConstipationDeep Vein ThrombosisAnxietyGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseTired EyesAnxiety
DiarrhoeaConstipationHyperkalaemiaInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedDeep Vein ThrombosisAnxietyDepressionFatigue
DyspnoeaDyspepsiaHepatic SteatosisRetroperitoneal HaematomaPulmonary EmbolismLiver DisorderMigraine Without AuraDepression
HypotensionOedemaMetabolic AcidosisPulmonary EmbolismHypertensionDyspepsiaFatigueBack Pain
Drug IneffectiveRectal HaemorrhageNight SweatsHaematomaCholecystitis ChronicAbdominal DistensionSuicidal IdeationDyspnoea
InsomniaFaeces HardArthralgiaHeadachePain In ExtremityNauseaMuscle TwitchingVomiting
MelaenaDepressionPneumoniaOedema PeripheralOedema PeripheralSuicidal IdeationPainFall
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageSuicidal IdeationDiarrhoeaFatigueGallbladder Non-functioningFaeces HardLibido DecreasedDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Ibuprofen is effective31.76%
(27 of 85 people)
22.58%
(7 of 31 people)
Tramadol is effective31.40%
(27 of 86 people)
31.25%
(10 of 32 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
NauseaPain
AnxietyNausea
FatigueDepression
DepressionFatigue
Pain In ExtremityInsomnia
Back PainDyspnoea
InjuryBack Pain
HeadacheAsthenia
VomitingFall

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ibuprofen is effectiven/an/an/a7.81%
(5 of 64 people)
9.52%
(6 of 63 people)
20.63%
(13 of 63 people)
8.43%
(7 of 83 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
Tramadol is effectiven/an/an/a4.08%
(4 of 98 people)
14.75%
(9 of 61 people)
25.40%
(16 of 63 people)
5.95%
(5 of 84 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes Mellitusn/aPainPainPainPainNauseaFatigue
Cholecystitis ChronicNauseaDepressionAnxietyAnxietyNausea
Abdominal PainAnxietyAnxietyNauseaDepressionPain
Gallbladder DisorderDeep Vein ThrombosisNauseaHeadachePainDyspnoea
AnxietyCholelithiasisHeadacheBack PainInsomniaAnxiety
InjuryPulmonary EmbolismChest PainDepressionDiarrhoeaFall
Pulmonary EmbolismCholecystitis ChronicPain In ExtremityDyspnoeaBack PainAsthenia
DepressionGallbladder DisorderDeep Vein ThrombosisAnaemiaHypoaesthesiaChest Pain
CholelithiasisInjuryDrug IneffectiveAbdominal PainVomitingDizziness
VomitingDepressionInjuryInsomniaOedema PeripheralVomiting

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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.

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    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)

    Reply

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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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