Could Tramadol cause Constipation - from FDA reports
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 Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 72,262 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA. Among them, 1,598 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 Tramadol 77,265 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,548 Constipation patients).
On Dec, 23, 2016
72,262 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol.
Among them, 1,598 people (2.21%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tramadol when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 47.73 %
- 1 - 6 months: 37.88 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.03 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.82 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Tramadol *:
- female: 66.64 %
- male: 33.36 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Tramadol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.16 %
- 10-19: 0.96 %
- 20-29: 2.88 %
- 30-39: 7.52 %
- 40-49: 10.8 %
- 50-59: 20.48 %
- 60+: 57.04 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (333 people, 20.84%)
- High Blood Pressure (166 people, 10.39%)
- Multiple Myeloma (117 people, 7.32%)
- Depression (105 people, 6.57%)
- Stress And Anxiety (94 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (190 people, 11.89%)
- Ambien (147 people, 9.20%)
- Lyrica (146 people, 9.14%)
- Omeprazole (141 people, 8.82%)
- Nexium (138 people, 8.64%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (423 people, 26.47%)
- Fatigue (376 people, 23.53%)
- Diarrhea (335 people, 20.96%)
- Weakness (314 people, 19.65%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (300 people, 18.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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