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Review: could Tramadol cause Weight gain?

Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Tramadol, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Lyrica, and have Depression.

We study 5,543 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 85 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 5,365 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol hydrochloride. Among them, 85 people (1.58%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.02% of all the 520,669 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Tramadol hydrochloride reports

Time on Tramadol hydrochloride when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%0.00%25.00%37.50%12.50%25.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Tramadol hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain74.42%25.58%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Tramadol hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%2.60%24.68%29.87%23.38%19.48%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Tramadol hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%22.22%66.67%11.11%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (18 people, 21.18%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (13 people, 15.29%)
  3. Back pain (12 people, 14.12%)
  4. Pain (12 people, 14.12%)
  5. Anxiety (9 people, 10.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (30 people, 35.29%)
  2. Omeprazole (14 people, 16.47%)
  3. Gabapentin (9 people, 10.59%)
  4. Diclofenac sodium (8 people, 9.41%)
  5. Lisinopril (8 people, 9.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I started losing my hair more when I started taking the tramadol for pain. I have lost quite a bit of hair since then and started balding on the top of my head. I don't know if it is hormonal or from all the medication I am on because I know that can cause hair loss also. My hair is also limp and lifeless and I have gained about 15 pounds since being on the tramadol. It is the only medication that helps with my pain and chronic anxiety caused by the Cymbalta so I don't know what else to do.

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • due to the above drugs mentioned along with associated symptoms . it is noted the at I have a pineal brain cyst 6mm in size. not advancing. the guess that I was born with it. however, after talking to the skull base organization action out in Los Angeles.

    a major car accident in June 14th was reported as 'unknown cause possible seizure. I'm ask in more in depth testing

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  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • There are bound to be more, but I can't think of everything! I honestly wish this would all just go away.

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    doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    I think if you just pushed as hard as you could some poops would fall out. If not try drinking 2 litre of milk followed by 500g prune bits. This will sofly relax your poops so they can fall out easily and unselfconsciously.

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    doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    see if you can taste poop? its strong so tastebud receptors should fire and cause neural activty if not try celery

    Reply

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