Review: could Tramadol cause Sudden death?
We study 38,535 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 913 have Sudden death. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden death and more.
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Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,369 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Sudden death (latest reports from 541,206 patients) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, multiple myeloma, dialysis, diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 38,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 913 people (2.37%) have Sudden Death. They amount to 0.17% of all the 541,305 people who have Sudden Death on eHealthMe.
Time on Tramadol when people have Sudden death * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sudden death||71.95%||12.20%||0.00%||8.54%||6.10%||1.22%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Tramadol * :
|Sudden death||47.52%||52.48% |
Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Tramadol * :
|Sudden death||0.40%||0.94%||0.94%||6.34%||7.83%||12.42%||19.43%||51.69% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (110 people, 12.05%)
- Hypertension (79 people, 8.65%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (56 people, 6.13%)
- Prophylaxis (56 people, 6.13%)
- Depression (42 people, 4.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (705 people, 77.22%)
- Acetaminophen (137 people, 15.01%)
- Aspirin (111 people, 12.16%)
- Furosemide (106 people, 11.61%)
- Tramadol hydrochloride (103 people, 11.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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tom on Sep, 9, 2013:
I took 30 tramadol pills and drank a 12 pack of bud ice one night and i unfortunately survived dont believe all the hipr you read about it i am 46 and it did nothing for me i lived
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