International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 13 Issue 6, June 2024 | Rating: 4.8 / 10


Tramadol-Induced Hypoglycemia and Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: A Case Report and Comprehensive Literature Review

Dr. Akshay Rajeshchandra Singh


Abstract: Tramadol, a widely prescribed opioid analgesic, has been associated with various metabolic disturbances, including alterations in glucose metabolism. This case report describes a significant instance of tramadol-induced hypoglycemia in an Indian patient without pre-existing diabetes mellitus, highlighting the potential risk of subsequent type 2 diabetes development. A thorough review of literature, including studies from the Indian context as well as foreign pharmacovigilance studies supports understanding tramadol's impact on glucose regulation.


Keywords: tramadol, hypoglycemia, type 2 diabetes mellitus, opioid analgesics, metabolic effects, pain management, Indian population


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 6, June 2024,


Pages: 1453 - 1454



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