Review: could Tramadol cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?
Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Tramadol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Tramadol hcl, and have Pain.
We study 38,682 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,510 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 41,529 Tramadol users)
Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 212,462 Anxiety patients)
On Jan, 11, 2015: 38,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 1,549 people (4.01%) have Anxiety.
Time on Tramadol when people have Anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Tramadol * :
Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Tramadol * :
Severity of Anxiety when taking Tramadol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (285 people, 18.40%)
- Depression (233 people, 15.04%)
- Anxiety (186 people, 12.01%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (120 people, 7.75%)
- Hypertension (117 people, 7.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (1,165 people, 75.21%)
- Aspirin (340 people, 21.95%)
- Zometa (293 people, 18.92%)
- Lorazepam (257 people, 16.59%)
- Omeprazole (244 people, 15.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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