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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 38,699 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 938 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Tramadol

Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 41,556 Tramadol users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 38,682 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 942 people (2.44%) have Constipation.

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
Constipation45.83%29.17%9.17%3.33%9.17%2.50%0.83%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Tramadol * :

FemaleMale
Constipation65.77%34.23%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Tramadol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.94%3.76%7.76%10.00%23.41%54.12%

Severity of Constipation when taking Tramadol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%45.83%37.50%16.67%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation7.69%0.00%92.31%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (196 people, 20.81%)
  2. Hypertension (103 people, 10.93%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (84 people, 8.92%)
  4. Anxiety (83 people, 8.81%)
  5. Depression (68 people, 7.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tramadol hcl (710 people, 75.37%)
  2. Aspirin (231 people, 24.52%)
  3. Tramadol hydrochloride (151 people, 16.03%)
  4. Omeprazole (130 people, 13.80%)
  5. Ambien (128 people, 13.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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