Review: could Tramadol cause Sudden death?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
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We study 35,666 people who take Tramadol. Among them, 913 have Sudden death. See who they are, when they have Sudden death and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tramadol (latest outcomes from 41,165 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain, acupuncture and pain. Commonly reported side effects of Tramadol include nausea aggravated, nausea, pain exacerbated, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 35,666 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol. Among them, 913 people (2.56%) have Sudden Death. They amount to 0.18% of all the 518,554 people who have Sudden Death.
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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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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