Review: could Tramadol cause Suicide Attempt?


Suicide attempt is found among people who take Tramadol, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Chantix, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 15,018 people who have side effects while taking Tramadol from FDA and social media. Among them, 97 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt 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)

Suicide Attempt

Suicide attempt has been reported by people with completed suicide, hypotension, intentional overdose, drowsiness, arrhythmias (latest reports from 35,758 Suicide attempt patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

15,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Tramadol.
Among them, 97 people (0.65%) have Suicide Attempt

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tramadol cause Suicide attempt?

Time on Tramadol when people have Suicide Attempt *:

  • < 1 month: 17.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 53.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 57.89 %
  • male: 42.11 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.17 %
  • 20-29: 13.04 %
  • 30-39: 26.09 %
  • 40-49: 27.17 %
  • 50-59: 26.09 %
  • 60+: 5.43 %

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)
  • Pain (33 people)
  • Depression (30 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (18 people)
  • Anxiety (16 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (48 people)
  • Neurontin (11 people)
  • Albuterol (9 people)
  • Xanax (8 people)
  • Metformin (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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