Listen For Patients Complaining of Dizziness or Sweating After Starting Tramadol
You'll hear tramadol is associated with severely low blood sugar...even in patients withOUT diabetes.
Patients using tramadol seem to have a 3-fold increase in the risk of hospitalizations related to severe low blood sugar.
We're telling pharmacists and prescribers to keep this in perspective. It's rare...and too early to tell if this is a reason to avoid tramadol altogether in some patients.