Review: could Tramadol cause Seizure Disorder?


Summary

Seizure disorder is found among people who take Tramadol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Epilepsy . We study 23,356 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Seizure disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure disorder and more.

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Tramadol

Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tramadol 73,712 users)

Seizure Disorder

Seizure disorder (disease of seizure related) has been reported by people with drowsiness, fever, rashes, epilepsy, grand mal convulsion (latest reports from 54,761 Seizure disorder patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

23,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol.
Among them, 44 people (0.19%) have Seizure Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tramadol cause Seizure disorder?

Time on Tramadol when people have Seizure Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Seizure Disorder when taking Tramadol *:

  • female: 63.33 %
  • male: 36.67 %

Age of people who have Seizure Disorder when taking Tramadol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.23 %
  • 20-29: 6.45 %
  • 30-39: 12.9 %
  • 40-49: 12.9 %
  • 50-59: 29.03 %
  • 60+: 35.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Epilepsy (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Neuralgia (5 people, 11.36%)
  • Hypertension (5 people, 11.36%)
  • Depression (5 people, 11.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Alprazolam. (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Alcohol. (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Acetaminophen (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Lamotrigine. (3 people, 6.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Dependence (11 people, 25.00%)
  • Drug Interaction (9 people, 20.45%)
  • Drug Abuse (9 people, 20.45%)
  • Toxicity To Various Agents (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Food Interaction (7 people, 15.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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