Review: could Tramadol cause Hallucinations?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 18, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 35,666 people who take Tramadol. Among them, 440 have Hallucinations. See who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,165 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Tramadol include nausea aggravated, nausea, pain exacerbated, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) (latest reports from 163,255 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, quit smoking.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 35,601 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 409 people (1.15%) have Hallucinations.
Time on Tramadol when people have Hallucinations * :
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Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Tramadol * :
Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Tramadol * :
Severity of Hallucinations when taking Tramadol ** :
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How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (91 people, 22.25%)
- Depression (70 people, 17.11%)
- Back pain (44 people, 10.76%)
- Neuralgia (30 people, 7.33%)
- Neck pain (27 people, 6.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (358 people, 87.53%)
- Omeprazole (60 people, 14.67%)
- Aspirin (57 people, 13.94%)
- Amitriptyline hcl (57 people, 13.94%)
- Acetaminophen (53 people, 12.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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