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Can long-term tramadol use (2 yr, 300mg) cause acalculous gallbladder disease?

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Dr. Daniel Para
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In brief: Unlikely

Tramadol does give frequent gastrointestinal side effects such as dyspepsia and nausea, occasional diarrhea, and others.
Causing acalculous cholecystitis is not documented. An ultrasound and hida scan will be helpful in diagnosis of the disease.

In brief: Unlikely

Tramadol does give frequent gastrointestinal side effects such as dyspepsia and nausea, occasional diarrhea, and others.
Causing acalculous cholecystitis is not documented. An ultrasound and hida scan will be helpful in diagnosis of the disease.
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