Review: Tramadol and Metformin
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tramadol and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,601 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 31, 2014: 2,601 people who reported to have interactions when taking Tramadol, Metformin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Tramadol (tramadol hydrochloride)
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Tramadol, Metformin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||1,017|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||1,000|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||768|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||714|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||711|
|Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus)||454|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Tramadol, Metformin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)||36|
|Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)||27|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||21|
|Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)||20|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||20|
|Metabolic Acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body)||20|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||14|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Tramadol (tramadol hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat type 2 diabetes. 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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- Metformin is used in:
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