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Review: could Tramadol cause Low blood sugar?

Summary: Low blood sugar could be caused by Tramadol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Tramadol hcl, and have Pain.

We study 38,402 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 270 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 38,376 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 270 people (0.70%) have Low Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.17% of all the 157,707 people who have Low Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of Low blood sugar in Tramadol reports

Time on Tramadol when people have Low blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Low blood sugar81.97%3.28%0.00%9.84%1.64%3.28%0.00%

Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Tramadol * :

FemaleMale
Low blood sugar48.84%51.16%

Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Tramadol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood sugar0.00%0.72%2.17%9.39%12.64%14.08%14.80%46.21%

Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Tramadol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Low blood sugar0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Low blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (44 people, 16.30%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (34 people, 12.59%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (27 people, 10.00%)
  4. Hypertension (25 people, 9.26%)
  5. Diabetic neuropathy (15 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tramadol hcl (229 people, 84.81%)
  2. Aspirin (66 people, 24.44%)
  3. Tramadol hydrochloride (59 people, 21.85%)
  4. Lantus (51 people, 18.89%)
  5. Acetaminophen (48 people, 17.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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