Review: could Tramadol cause Chest pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.1/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 35,666 people who take Tramadol. Among them, 1,313 have Chest pain. See who they are, when they have Chest pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,165 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain, acupuncture and pain. Commonly reported side effects of Tramadol include nausea aggravated, nausea, pain exacerbated, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
Chest pain (latest reports from 899,977 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 35,666 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 1,313 people (3.68%) have Chest Pain.
Time on Tramadol when people have Chest pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest pain||54.93%||16.90%||2.82%||15.49%||5.63%||4.23%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Tramadol * :
|Chest pain||66.50%||33.50% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Tramadol * :
|Chest pain||0.08%||0.16%||0.81%||2.92%||10.88%||22.89%||22.65%||39.61% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Tramadol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest pain||14.29%||57.14%||28.57%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (208 people, 15.84%)
- Hypertension (103 people, 7.84%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (99 people, 7.54%)
- Depression (92 people, 7.01%)
- Anxiety (90 people, 6.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (1,039 people, 79.13%)
- Aspirin (301 people, 22.92%)
- Furosemide (158 people, 12.03%)
- Albuterol (149 people, 11.35%)
- Tramadol hydrochloride (148 people, 11.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Jodie G on Mar, 14, 2013:
I took 2 50 mg tramadol's last night to help with the pain from a pulled muscle. Last night was one of the worst nights ever. About an hour and a half after I took the pills I felt groggy and tired, however I could NOT sleep. I was awake off and on the entire night. I am not sure if it was due to the chest tightness/pain or if it simply made me jittery. I have a feeling it was a combination of the two. I felt like someone was squeezing my lungs not allowing me to take in enough air as well as tightness/pain. The pain would ease up giving me relief but would come right back after a few minutes. I will NOT be taking those pills anymore.
FYI- I am a 35 year old female. I do not have hypertension.
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