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Review: could Tramadol cause Constipation?

We study 38,575 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 934 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Tramadol

Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,411 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 511,050 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 38,557 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 938 people (2.43%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.18% of all the 510,261 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Tramadol reports

Time on Tramadol when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation46.55%30.17%9.48%2.59%8.62%1.72%0.86%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Tramadol * :

FemaleMale
Constipation65.63%34.37%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Tramadol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.95%3.66%7.68%9.93%23.40%54.37%

Severity of Constipation when taking Tramadol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%40.00%40.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation11.11%0.00%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (195 people, 20.79%)
  2. Hypertension (103 people, 10.98%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (84 people, 8.96%)
  4. Anxiety (82 people, 8.74%)
  5. Depression (66 people, 7.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tramadol hcl (710 people, 75.69%)
  2. Aspirin (231 people, 24.63%)
  3. Tramadol hydrochloride (151 people, 16.10%)
  4. Omeprazole (130 people, 13.86%)
  5. Ambien (127 people, 13.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • constipated for 7 days with no bowel movement.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • There are bound to be more, but I can't think of everything! I honestly wish this would all just go away.

    Reply

    doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    I think if you just pushed as hard as you could some poops would fall out. If not try drinking 2 litre of milk followed by 500g prune bits. This will sofly relax your poops so they can fall out easily and unselfconsciously.

    Reply

    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

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I am on a very low dosage only 100mg each day

    Reply

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