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Review: could Tramadol cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?

We study 5,549 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 85 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional and more.

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Tramadol hydrochloride

Tramadol hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,862 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional (latest reports from 527,968 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 20, 2014: 5,549 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol hydrochloride. Among them, 85 people (1.53%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional in Tramadol hydrochloride reports

Time on Tramadol hydrochloride when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%25.00%37.50%12.50%25.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain - unintentional74.42%25.58%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%0.00%2.60%24.68%29.87%23.38%19.48%

Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Tramadol hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%22.22%66.67%11.11%

How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 weeks 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.

    Reply

    axeman225 on Sep, 17, 2014:

    Hi! I am a 26yr old male. I saw this and seems like we are taking the same meds and I wanted to compare. I have been on tramadol for almost 3 years for herniated discs from playing football. I recently have noticed and heard that long term use affects testosterone levels, so I got bloodwork done...turns out I am below range on all levels...which sucks because I am fit (or was) and pretty big. So my doc prescribed testim 1% 50mg/day (as of yesterday) and I wanted to see how it affected you along with takign the tramadol. I dont have hair issues, but I have had weight gain and general feminization due to loss of testosterone....so gross and sad for me. Idk if you are male or female...but I would love to hear what the combo has done for you. If anyone else can chime in it would be great. (fyi..tramadol is a low dose opiate agonist for pain; testim is testosterone gel)

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I stopped taking all of these 48 hours ago and think I am experiencing withdrawal

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  • shoplifting
    impulsive shopping
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