Review: could Tramadol cause Arrhythmia?


Summary

Arrhythmia is found among people who take Tramadol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 40,036 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,074 have Arrhythmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arrhythmia and more.

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Tramadol

Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tramadol 42,204 users)

Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, yawning, weakness, chest pain (latest reports from 75,221 Arrhythmia patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

40,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol.
Among them, 1,074 people (2.68%) have Arrhythmia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tramadol cause Arrhythmia?

Time on Tramadol when people have Arrhythmia *:

  • < 1 month: 65.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.47 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.99 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.09 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Tramadol *:

  • female: 63.07 %
  • male: 36.93 %

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Tramadol *:

  • 0-1: 0.31 %
  • 2-9: 0.83 %
  • 10-19: 1.76 %
  • 20-29: 9.75 %
  • 30-39: 13.38 %
  • 40-49: 11.51 %
  • 50-59: 20.12 %
  • 60+: 42.32 %

Severity if Arrhythmia when taking Tramadol **:

  • least: 27.27 %
  • moderate: 45.45 %
  • severe: 27.27 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Arrhythmia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (89 people)
  • Depression (79 people)
  • Hypertension (55 people)
  • Back Pain (51 people)
  • Osteoporosis (35 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (157 people)
  • Omeprazole (130 people)
  • Acetaminophen (121 people)
  • Digoxin (101 people)
  • Lasix (95 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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