Review: could Tramadol hydrochloride cause Osteoarthritis?
Summary: Osteoarthritis is found among people who take Tramadol hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis. We study 5,552 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Osteoarthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoarthritis and more.
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Tramadol hydrochloride has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 6,868 Tramadol hydrochloride users)
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 35,053 Osteoarthritis patients)
On May, 15, 2015: 5,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol hydrochloride. Among them, 77 people (1.39%) have Osteoarthritis.
Time on Tramadol hydrochloride when people have Osteoarthritis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Tramadol hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Osteoarthritis when taking Tramadol hydrochloride * :
Severity of Osteoarthritis when taking Tramadol hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Osteoarthritis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 16.88%)
- Pain (11 people, 14.29%)
- Breast cancer (10 people, 12.99%)
- Diabetes mellitus (9 people, 11.69%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 7.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (29 people, 37.66%)
- Zometa (25 people, 32.47%)
- Fosamax (22 people, 28.57%)
- Coumadin (21 people, 27.27%)
- Synthroid (20 people, 25.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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