Tramadol and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports
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 Mirtazapine, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with Tramadol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 83,165 people who have side effects when taking Tramadol from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 23, 2017
83,165 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol.
Among them, 1,052 people (1.26%) have Serotonin syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tramadol when people have Serotonin syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 61.17 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.36 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.79 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.55 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Tramadol *:
- female: 65.13 %
- male: 34.87 %
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Tramadol *:
- 0-1: 0.11 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.57 %
- 20-29: 10.21 %
- 30-39: 17.73 %
- 40-49: 16.39 %
- 50-59: 18.74 %
- 60+: 35.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (304 people, 28.90%)
- Analgesic Therapy (80 people, 7.60%)
- Back Pain (76 people, 7.22%)
- Neck Pain (51 people, 4.85%)
- Psychotic Disorder (42 people, 3.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Mirtazapine (116 people, 11.03%)
- Diazepam (105 people, 9.98%)
- Cymbalta (74 people, 7.03%)
- Omeprazole (73 people, 6.94%)
- Lorazepam (68 people, 6.46%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hyperhidrosis (159 people, 15.11%)
- Tremor (150 people, 14.26%)
- Agitation (145 people, 13.78%)
- Arrhythmias (144 people, 13.69%)
- Fever (134 people, 12.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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