Review: could Tramadol cause Suicide Attempt?


Summary

Suicide attempt is found among people who take Tramadol, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Chantix, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 23,355 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt and more.

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Tramadol

Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tramadol 73,714 users)

Suicide Attempt

Suicide attempt has been reported by people with completed suicide, hypotension, intentional overdose, drowsiness, arrhythmias (latest reports from 41,672 Suicide attempt patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

23,355 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol.
Among them, 132 people (0.57%) have Suicide Attempt


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tramadol cause Suicide attempt?

Time on Tramadol when people have Suicide Attempt *:

  • < 1 month: 43.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 2.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.13 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.26 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Tramadol *:

  • female: 62.02 %
  • male: 37.98 %

Age of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Tramadol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.56 %
  • 20-29: 17.09 %
  • 30-39: 21.37 %
  • 40-49: 32.48 %
  • 50-59: 21.37 %
  • 60+: 5.13 %

How people recovered from Suicide Attempt **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (50 people, 37.88%)
  • Depression (39 people, 29.55%)
  • Pain (38 people, 28.79%)
  • Anxiety (19 people, 14.39%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (18 people, 13.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (48 people, 36.36%)
  • Lyrica (13 people, 9.85%)
  • Neurontin (11 people, 8.33%)
  • Citalopram (9 people, 6.82%)
  • Albuterol (9 people, 6.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Intentional Overdose (61 people, 46.21%)
  • Depression (52 people, 39.39%)
  • Anxiety (47 people, 35.61%)
  • Aggression (31 people, 23.48%)
  • Abnormal Behaviour (21 people, 15.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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