Side Effects of Orally Disintegrating Tramadol
Although most people are able to take orally disintegrating tramadol without any problems, side effects are always possible. In clinical studies, common reactions included constipation, itching, and headaches. Although side effects drug tend to be minor and easy to treat, tell your doctor right away if you develop more serious problems, such as irregular breathing or signs of an allergic reaction.
An Introduction to Side Effects of Orally Disintegrating Tramadol
This medication is no longer available, as it has been discontinued by the manufacturer. Other tramadol products are still available.
Just like any medicine, orally disintegrating tramadol (Rybix™ ODT) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, many people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in many cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible orally disintegrating tramadol side effects. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
Serious Orally Disintegrating Tramadol Side EffectsSome side effects with orally disintegrating tramadol are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
- Seizures (see Tramadol and Seizures)
- The urge to take more orally disintegrating tramadol than prescribed or for a nonmedical purpose (see Tramadol Abuse)
- Signs of serotonin syndrome (see Tramadol and Serotonin Syndrome), such as:
- Slow or irregular breathing
- Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
- An unexplained rash
- Swelling of the mouth or throat
- Difficulty breathing.