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Review: could Tramadol cause Dementia?

We study 38,575 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

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Tramadol

Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,403 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 46,661 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 38,557 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 78 people (0.20%) have Dementia. They amount to 0.17% of all the 44,846 people who have Dementia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dementia in Tramadol reports

Time on Tramadol when people have Dementia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dementia46.15%46.15%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Tramadol * :

FemaleMale
Dementia76.83%23.17%

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Tramadol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.39%6.94%91.67%

Severity of Dementia when taking Tramadol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dementia0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Dementia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dementia33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (10 people, 12.82%)
  2. Breast cancer (8 people, 10.26%)
  3. Metastases to bone (8 people, 10.26%)
  4. Prophylaxis (6 people, 7.69%)
  5. Headache (4 people, 5.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tramadol hcl (56 people, 71.79%)
  2. Aspirin (24 people, 30.77%)
  3. Levaquin (21 people, 26.92%)
  4. Digoxin (19 people, 24.36%)
  5. Cephalexin (17 people, 21.79%)

* 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 (1 year ago):

  • Andria on May, 9, 2013:

    52 yr old female, living osteo arthritis, major depression, bipolar 2 and chronic asthma taking Tramadol and sertraline and Seretide

    Possible side effects

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • At 87 the symptoms are devastating. Body and limbs itch. Recently the memory has faded and
    I wander at night delusional.

    Reply

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