Review: could Tramadol cause Dementia?
We study 38,566 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.
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Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,393 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 47,438 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.
Time on Tramadol when people have Dementia * :
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Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Tramadol * :
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Tramadol * :
Severity of Dementia when taking Tramadol ** :
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How people recovered from Dementia ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (10 people, 12.82%)
- Breast cancer (8 people, 10.26%)
- Metastases to bone (8 people, 10.26%)
- Prophylaxis (6 people, 7.69%)
- Headache (4 people, 5.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (56 people, 71.79%)
- Aspirin (24 people, 30.77%)
- Levaquin (21 people, 26.92%)
- Digoxin (19 people, 24.36%)
- Cephalexin (17 people, 21.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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