Review: could Tramadol Hydrochloride cause Osteoarthritis?


Osteoarthritis 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 Zometa, and have Pain . We study 5,949 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Osteoarthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoarthritis 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 7,655 users)


Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, stroke, chest pain (latest reports from 37,966 Osteoarthritis patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

5,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol Hydrochloride.
Among them, 81 people (1.36%) have Osteoarthritis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tramadol hydrochloride cause Osteoarthritis?

Time on Tramadol Hydrochloride when people have Osteoarthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 81.25 %
  • male: 18.75 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.8 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 36.23 %
  • 60+: 40.58 %

Severity if Osteoarthritis when taking Tramadol Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (17 people)
  • Osteoporosis (12 people)
  • Hypertension (10 people)
  • Breast Cancer (10 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (26 people)
  • Fosamax (23 people)
  • Aspirin (23 people)
  • Synthroid (21 people)
  • Coumadin (21 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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