Review: could Tramadol Hydrochloride cause Itching?


Itching is found among people who take Tramadol Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Hypertension . We study 5,949 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 126 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Tramadol Hydrochloride

Tramadol hydrochloride has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tramadol hydrochloride 7,336 users)


Itching has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 109,065 Itching patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

5,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol Hydrochloride.
Among them, 126 people (2.12%) have Itching

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tramadol hydrochloride cause Itching?

Time on Tramadol Hydrochloride when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Tramadol Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 66.12 %
  • male: 33.88 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Tramadol Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.94 %
  • 20-29: 5.83 %
  • 30-39: 13.59 %
  • 40-49: 15.53 %
  • 50-59: 21.36 %
  • 60+: 41.75 %

Severity if Itching when taking Tramadol Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 71.43 %
  • severe: 28.57 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Itching **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (24 people)
  • Pain (15 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (14 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (11 people)
  • Fatigue (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (36 people)
  • Lorazepam (21 people)
  • Ibuprofen (19 people)
  • Acetaminophen (19 people)
  • Furosemide (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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