Review: could Tramadol cause Stomach Upset?


Stomach upset 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 Prednisone, and have Pain . We study 15,018 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 625 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset and more.

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Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tramadol 49,036 users)

Stomach Upset

Stomach upset has been reported by people with weight decreased, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, hypokalemia, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 172,103 Stomach upset patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

15,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol.
Among them, 625 people (4.16%) have Stomach Upset

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tramadol cause Stomach upset?

Time on Tramadol when people have Stomach Upset *:

  • < 1 month: 61.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.51 %
  • 10+ years: 3.51 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Tramadol *:

  • female: 73.09 %
  • male: 26.91 %

Age of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Tramadol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.74 %
  • 10-19: 2.7 %
  • 20-29: 5.98 %
  • 30-39: 10.81 %
  • 40-49: 14.86 %
  • 50-59: 24.13 %
  • 60+: 39.58 %

Severity if Stomach Upset when taking Tramadol **:

  • least: 5.88 %
  • moderate: 47.06 %
  • severe: 47.06 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Stomach Upset **:

  • while on drug: 18.18 %
  • after off the drug: 36.36 %
  • not yet: 45.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (158 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (70 people)
  • Depression (52 people)
  • Hypertension (44 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (38 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (86 people)
  • Humira (73 people)
  • Omeprazole (72 people)
  • Aspirin (66 people)
  • Lisinopril (60 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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