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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 38,627 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 549 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.
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Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,482 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) (latest reports from 34,547 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 38,627 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 549 people (1.42%) have Serotonin Syndrome.
Time on Tramadol when people have Serotonin syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Serotonin syndrome||53.66%||10.57%||3.25%||3.25%||28.46%||0.81%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Tramadol * :
|Serotonin syndrome||73.46%||26.54% |
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Tramadol * :
|Serotonin syndrome||0.19%||0.00%||0.75%||8.26%||24.58%||20.45%||16.89%||28.89% |
Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Tramadol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (183 people, 33.33%)
- Pain (97 people, 17.67%)
- Neck pain (50 people, 9.11%)
- Back pain (49 people, 8.93%)
- Psychotic disorder (41 people, 7.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (453 people, 82.51%)
- Mirtazapine (120 people, 21.86%)
- Diazepam (112 people, 20.40%)
- Tramadol hydrochloride (99 people, 18.03%)
- Paroxetine hcl (81 people, 14.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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