Review: could Tramadol cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation 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 Pain.
We study 38,682 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 937 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 41,537 Tramadol users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)
On Jan, 12, 2015: 38,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 941 people (2.43%) have Constipation.
Time on Tramadol when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Tramadol * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Tramadol * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Tramadol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (196 people, 20.83%)
- Hypertension (103 people, 10.95%)
- Multiple myeloma (84 people, 8.93%)
- Anxiety (83 people, 8.82%)
- Depression (67 people, 7.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (710 people, 75.45%)
- Aspirin (231 people, 24.55%)
- Tramadol hydrochloride (151 people, 16.05%)
- Omeprazole (130 people, 13.82%)
- Ambien (128 people, 13.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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There are bound to be more, but I can't think of everything! I honestly wish this would all just go away.
doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:
see if you can taste poop? its strong so tastebud receptors should fire and cause neural activty if not try celery
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