Review: could Tramadol cause Dementia?
Summary: Dementia is found among people who take Tramadol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Tramadol hcl, and have Pain.
We study 38,712 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 has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 41,564 Tramadol users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 12,434 Dementia patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 38,712 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 78 people (0.20%) have Dementia.
Time on Tramadol when people have Dementia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Tramadol * :
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Tramadol * :
Severity of Dementia when taking Tramadol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dementia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
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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- A study of side effects of Tramadol for a 58-year old man with Arthritis - Osteoarthritis. The patient has Albumin Csf, High Arch (human foot type in which the sole of the foot is distinctly hollow when bearing weight), High Arch (human foot type in which the sole of the foot is distinctly hollow when bearing weight)
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