Review: Lexapro and Tramadol drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Lexapro and Tramadol. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,400 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,131 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,165 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 1,400 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lexapro, Tramadol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Tramadol (tramadol hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lexapro, Tramadol:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||356|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||244|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||212|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||157|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lexapro, Tramadol:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||18|
|Pain In Extremity||8|
|Loss Of Consciousness||8|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||6|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||6|
|Off Label Use||4|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Lexapro is used in:
- Tramadol is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lexapro alternatives:
- Tramadol alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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Had surgical treatment for esophageal cancer, but did not remove tumor. Diarrhea has remained since surgery three weeks ago, recurring every four days. It's watery and debilitating.
The drug store told me i sjouldntbetaking lexapro with tramadol andwas wondering why
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Becky: Will tramadol cause rapid heart beat?
I have been taking Tramadol for 1 1/2 years and within the past 6 weeks have developed an unexplained rapid heart beat. The heart monitor I wore for 24 hours indicated a premature heart but after a month the EKG was normal. I was taken off of Toprol and instructed to take magnesium (400) milligrams ...
- By mda1270: Can tramadol and meloxicam be taken together?
What is causing my pain? The years of muscale atrophy or the joints
- By Badrenon: Do you see any relationship between insomnia and dehydration?
I cannot fall asleep. Sometimes it takes several hours (4-5). I have been taking Amitriptyline 10 mg for almost a year which helped tremendously and lately has not helped at all.
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Whenever I forget to take my Lexapro in the morning, I get a high pitched ringing in my ears which starts around 1:00 pm, which won't go away until a few hours after I take the drug. Once I was out of the medication and I almost screamed because the ringing got so bad! I don't think it is as "rare" ...
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- By luvubug: Burning mouth syndrome
I went into a local emergency room for a sore throat with pustules and difficulty swallowing, i was given Tramadol for pain through my iv. About 2 days later i woke up with a very blistery tongue, which was mildly painful as the day progressed i felt like i had been eating habanero peppers all day.. ...
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