Tramadol

Nighttime Opioid Combination to Treat Fibromyalgia With PTSD

Nighttime Opioid Combination to Treat Fibromyalgia With PTSD

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In patients with concomitant fibromyalgia and PTSD, opioid therapy was shown to improve quality of life and help patients return to a greater sense of "normalcy."

Tramadol Use Associated With Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients

Tramadol Use Associated With Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients

In hospitalized patients, tramadol use was shown to be associated with hypoglycemia.

Tramadol Effective on Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

Tramadol Effective on Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

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The extended-release formulation of tramadol was shown to be as effective as buprenorphine and more effective than clonidine for treating symptoms of opioid withdrawal.

Opioid Use Patterns in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Opioid Use Patterns in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Longitudinal opioid prescribing patterns suggest that regular use among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is slightly declining.

A Fifth of Bariatric Surgery Patients Using Opioids 7 Years Later

A Fifth of Bariatric Surgery Patients Using Opioids 7 Years Later

About 20% of U.S. bariatric surgery patients are still using prescription opioids 7 years later.

FDA Issues Contraindications, Warnings on Codeine, Tramadol Use

FDA Issues Contraindications, Warnings on Codeine, Tramadol Use

The FDA is restricting the use of codeine and tramadol medicines in children.

Scheduled Oral Analgesia for Superior Pain Control in Postcesarean Women

Scheduled Oral Analgesia for Superior Pain Control in Postcesarean Women

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Prescheduled pain management strategies after cesarean delivery are superior to receiving medications on-demand.

Risk of Serotonin Toxicity due to Drug-Drug Interactions for the Treatment of Migraines

Risk of Serotonin Toxicity due to Drug-Drug Interactions for the Treatment of Migraines

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Detailed examination of a patient's active medication critically important.

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