Escitalopram vs Tramadol

Escitalopram
(Rx)
Tramadol
(Rx)
Escitalopram is an antidepressant medication.
Tramadol is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.5
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
19,392 Discussions
245,136 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Panic Attacks
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Headaches
#6 for OCD
#7 for Pain
#8 for Panic
#9 for GAD
#10 for Social Anxiety
Escitalopram is prescribed for Anxiety and Depression and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Depression
#4 for Pain Relief
#5 for Fibromyalgia
#6 for Anxiety
#7 for Headaches
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for RLS
#11 for Arthritis
#12 for Nerve Pain
#13 for Migraines
#14 for Severe Pain
Tramadol is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Withdrawal Symptoms, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Esc
Withdrawal Symptoms
10
Nausea
6
Dizziness
5
Drowsiness
3
Sexual Dysfunction
3
Numbness
2
Dry Mouth
2
Decreased Libido
2
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Head Zaps
1
Tra
Nausea
4
Euphoria
2
Dizziness
2
Serotonin Syndrome
2
Hallucinations
1
Tingling
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Paranoia
1
Head Zaps
1
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Escitalopram
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Tramadol
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Withdrawal Symptoms
Esc
Tra
10
0
Nausea
Esc
Tra
6
4
Dizziness
Esc
Tra
5
2
Drowsiness
Esc
Tra
3
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Esc
Tra
3
0
Numbness
Esc
Tra
2
0
Dry Mouth
Esc
Tra
2
1
Decreased Libido
Esc
Tra
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Esc
Tra
1
0
Head Zaps
Esc
Tra
1
1
Nausea
Tra
Esc
4
6
Euphoria
Tra
Esc
2
0
Dizziness
Tra
Esc
2
5
Serotonin Syndrome
Tra
Esc
2
0
Hallucinations
Tra
Esc
1
0
Tingling
Tra
Esc
1
0
Dry Mouth
Tra
Esc
1
2
Rash
Tra
Esc
1
0
Paranoia
Tra
Esc
1
0
Head Zaps
Tra
Esc
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Escitalopram during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tramadol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Escitalopram and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tramadol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg
Solution: 5 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Escitalopram Oxalate
Tramadol Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Escitalopram and Tramadol: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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