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Hypoglycaemia risk of the pain killer tramadol
Hypoglycaemia risk of the pain killer tramadol (January 2, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From Montreal - According to a new report in JAMA Internal Medicine, the opioid pain killer tramadol may raise risk of hypoglycaemia, severe enough to warrant hospitalization. Using data gathered in the UK between 1998 and 2012, researchers analyzed data from over 330,000 patients. Comparing codeine with tramadol for non-cancer pain, tramadol was associated with double the risk of hospitalization for hypoglycaemia.
 
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