Short-term mortality following tramadol poisonings in Denmark - S ørensen AMS, Petersen J, Christensen MB, Schelde AB, Andersen JT, Jimenez Solem E, Petersen TS.
Tramadol is a commonly used opioid with a potential of addiction and abuse. Using Danish nationwide registers, we aimed to 1) characterise opioid poisonings, 2) assess the 30-day mortality following morphine, oxycodone, and mixed poisonings compared to tra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Massive tramadol ingestion resulting in fatal brain injury - a pharmacokinetic study with discussion on the involved mechanisms of toxicity - Puszkiel A, Malissin I, Cisternino S, Pallet N, Decl èves X, Megarbane B.
BACKGROUND: Tramadol-attributed toxicity may involve opioid-like, serotoninergic, and noradrenergic mechanisms. We investigated the mechanisms of toxicity in a massive tramadol ingestion case by examining serial clinical, imaging, electroencephalography, p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Problematic Use of Tramadol Is Increasing in France The Problematic Use of Tramadol Is Increasing in France
The number of suspicious prescriptions involving tramadol increased nearly twofold; the drug has become the second most frequently listed substance in suspicious prescriptions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Pharmacist Indicted for Tampering with a Controlled Substance
FDA OCI, Benjamin Dandurand, Shawnee Mission KS, pharmacist, tampering, controlled substance, Tramadol, Zolpidem, oxycodone hydrochloride, indictment, consumer protection, opioids, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - February 25, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Exposure to immediate-release tramadol in children 6 years and under - a nationwide French poison control center study - Car é W, Tangre A, Dufayet L, Lekens B, Laborde-Casterot H, Langrand J, Megarbane B, Vodovar D.
INTRODUCTION: Data regarding immediate-release (IR)-tramadol exposures in children remain sparse. We aimed to investigate the incidence of IR-tramadol exposures in ≤6-year-old children, to describe the characteristics and resulting outcome of ingestions ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yuletide - NDLEA Stops 8.3 Million Tramadol Caps, 56,782 Bottles of Codeine From Circulation
[This Day] Abuja -- Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have prevented millions of capsules/tablets of tramadol and several thousands of bottles of codeine syrup from the streets of Nigeria during the Yuletide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Customs Intercepts Tramadol Valued U.S.$3,000 Hidden in Diapers
[Premium Times] The official said the container was handed over to the Command on November 15 by the Republic of Benin Authorities under transit to Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bethel Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Opioids
FDA OCI, James Bannister, Bethel VT, guilty, plea, conspiracy, distribute, possess controlled substances, opioids, Tapentadol, Tramadol, international, drug trafficking, operation, mailboxes, shipments, misbranded, pharmaceutical drugs, Carisoprodol, muscle relaxant, Schedule II, Schedule III, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - December 10, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Rybix ODT (Tramadol Hydrochloride Orally Disintegrating Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 18, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Seglentis (Celecoxib and Tramadol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 2, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Combo Pill for Severe, Acute Pain FDA Approves Combo Pill for Severe, Acute Pain
Seglentis contains 56 mg of celecoxib and 44 mg of tramadol and should be reserved for adults with severe refractory pain.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 19, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Tramadol Linked to Higher Risk of Mortality Compared to Codeine Tramadol Linked to Higher Risk of Mortality Compared to Codeine
Tramadol in widely used for noncancer pain but as compared with codeine, it was associated with a higher risk for adverse outcomes, including death.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 19, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Opioid Prescriptions After Mohs Surgery Dropped Over Last Decade Opioid Prescriptions After Mohs Surgery Dropped Over Last Decade
' The switch from very addictive opioids like hydrocodone and oxycodone to weaker opioids like tramadol was fascinating to see, ' one of the investigators said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Drug Abuse - a Ticking Time Bomb
[This Day] The recent revelation by the Chairman of NDLEA, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (rtd) that close to 2 million Kano residents abuse tramadol, codeine, and other cough syrups is alarming and calls for concern by authorities responsible. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Qdolo (Tramadol Hydrochloride Oral Solution) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 24, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news