Tramadol not only increases the risk of falling, but also causes more hip fractures than other painkillers. This is the result of a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. According to the study, the risk of hip fractures in the tramadol group is 28% higher than with codeine and even 65% higher than with ibuprofen.
Tramadol increases the risk of a hip fracture
Feb 22, 2020 | Medicines