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can tramadol cause gallstones?

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Dr. Leonard Metildi
General Surgery 45 years experience
Unlikely: Cholesterol gall stones form when something upsets the balance among the three components of bile: bile salts, a phospholipid called lisolethicin and cholesterol. Rapid weight gain or loss and pregnancy are common causes in susceptible individuals. I'm not aware of tramadol causing this.

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