Review: could Tramadol cause Loss of appetite?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 5,361 people who take Tramadol. Among them, 78 have Loss of appetite. See who they are, when they have Loss of appetite and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tramadol hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,856 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain, acupuncture and pain. Commonly reported side effects of Tramadol hydrochloride include nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue, weakness, acupuncture and pain.
Loss of appetite
Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) (latest reports from 365,867 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 4,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol hydrochloride. Among them, 66 people (1.45%) have Loss Of Appetite.
Time on Tramadol hydrochloride when people have Loss of appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of appetite||30.00%||30.00%||0.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Tramadol hydrochloride * :
|Loss of appetite||50.72%||49.28% |
Age of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Tramadol hydrochloride * :
|Loss of appetite||0.00%||0.00%||1.69%||5.08%||16.95%||8.47%||6.78%||61.02% |
Severity of Loss of appetite when taking Tramadol hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of appetite||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of appetite ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of appetite||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (9 people, 13.64%)
- Pain (8 people, 12.12%)
- Withdrawal syndrome (6 people, 9.09%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 9.09%)
- Back pain (4 people, 6.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (16 people, 24.24%)
- Fentanyl (11 people, 16.67%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 15.15%)
- Alprazolam (9 people, 13.64%)
- Levomethadone (8 people, 12.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have several severely degenerated discs in my lower back. While on Tramadol, almost everything is fine. Pain was almost completely gone, mood was uplifted, and beside of a couple of unexplained mood swings, I really thought this drug can get me overcome the years of chronic pain I had.
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Three times I went off the drug, and not more than 24 hours after each cessation experienced severe depression, severe flu-like symptoms including high fever, weakness, headache, muscle pain and dizziness. The first two times I didn't know these symptoms were caused because I stopped taking Tramadol. I was genuinely bewildered at my state of mind and strange illness. The third time I connected the dots. The hardest of all is the depression, I am an uplifted mood kind of person in my everyday life, never had a severe depression or suicidal thoughts. Tramadol withdrawal was the hardest thing I ever went through in my life.
The symptoms last for 2-3 days. Fortunately, I did not develop an addiction to this drug, probably because I took it for relatively short periods of time.
After surveying the internet about Tramadol, I found many MANY people that got addicted to this drug, and could not go through the INSANELY hard withdrawal symptoms.
TRAMADOL IS DANGEROUS and 100% DOES NOT WORTH IT - KEEP AWAY AT ALL COSTS.
We should form a class action suit against companies selling Tramadol under the "Uncontrolled Substance" umbrella.
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