Review: could Tramadol cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: Atrial fibrillation 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 Tramadol hcl, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. We study 38,732 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 546 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 41,598 Tramadol users)
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 87,299 Atrial fibrillation patients)
On Apr, 26, 2015: 38,712 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 546 people (1.41%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Tramadol when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||65.79%||18.42%||5.26%||0.00%||5.26%||5.26%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Tramadol * :
|Atrial fibrillation||57.07%||42.93% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Tramadol * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.20%||0.00%||1.79%||4.77%||16.70%||76.54% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Tramadol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (64 people, 11.72%)
- Pain (60 people, 10.99%)
- Hypertension (31 people, 5.68%)
- Multiple myeloma (28 people, 5.13%)
- Depression (26 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (426 people, 78.02%)
- Aspirin (191 people, 34.98%)
- Digoxin (166 people, 30.40%)
- Lasix (141 people, 25.82%)
- Furosemide (140 people, 25.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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TRY A BIPAP INSTEAD OF A CPAP. I DID. IT IS BETTER THAN A CPAP SINCE IT HAS DIFFERENT AIR PRESSURES INHALING AND EXHALING.
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