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Review: could Tramadol cause Serotonin syndrome?

Summary: Serotonin syndrome 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 Tramadol hcl, and have Depression.

We study 38,642 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 550 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.

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Tramadol

Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,482 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Trend of tramadol reports

Serotonin syndrome

Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) (latest reports from 6,516 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.

Trend of Serotonin syndrome reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 38,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 550 people (1.42%) have Serotonin Syndrome.

Trend of Serotonin syndrome in Tramadol reports

Time on Tramadol when people have Serotonin syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Serotonin syndrome54.03%10.48%3.23%3.23%28.23%0.81%0.00%

Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Tramadol * :

FemaleMale
Serotonin syndrome73.33%26.67%

Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Tramadol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Serotonin syndrome0.19%0.00%0.75%8.24%24.53%20.60%16.85%28.84%

Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Tramadol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Serotonin syndrome0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Serotonin syndrome0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (183 people, 33.27%)
  2. Pain (97 people, 17.64%)
  3. Neck pain (50 people, 9.09%)
  4. Back pain (49 people, 8.91%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (41 people, 7.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tramadol hcl (453 people, 82.36%)
  2. Mirtazapine (120 people, 21.82%)
  3. Diazepam (112 people, 20.36%)
  4. Tramadol hydrochloride (99 people, 18.00%)
  5. Paroxetine hcl (81 people, 14.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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