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What could cause Leg cramps for a 79-year old woman?

This is a study of Lucentis for a 79 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 1,585 female patients aged 79 (±5) who take the drug from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 13, 2014: 1,585 females aged 78 (±5) who take Lucentis are studied

Lucentis outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 78

Gender: female

Conditions: Wet Macular Degeneration - Left Eye

Drugs taking:
- Lucentis (ranibizumab): used for < 1 month

Side effects have: severe leg cramps

Comments from or about the patient: Took Lucentis for two years, discontinued it for 2 years due to possible TIA (not proven)and just started injections last week again. Have never had leg cramps like this ever before and wondering if it could be related to the Lucentis. This is the second day after the injection. The first night I was up for times during the night to urinate also. That has quit now. I am also on Lisinopril, Levothyroid and Metoprolol.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
among females aged 78 (±5) who take the drug
Leg Cramps1 (0.08%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

SymptomNumber of reports
among females aged 78 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
Leg Cramps in Wet Macular Degeneration - Left Eye1 (100.00%)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lucentis is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Visual Acuity Reduced
(24 reports)

Cerebrovascular Accident
(14 reports)

Vitreous Haemorrhage
(7 reports)

Death
(6 reports)

Endophthalmitis
(5 reports)

Vitreous Floaters
(5 reports)

Retinal Detachment
(5 reports)

Bronchopneumonia
(4 reports)

Retinal Oedema
(4 reports)

Chorioretinal Atrophy
(4 reports)

Cerebrovascular Accident
(8 reports)

Drug Ineffective
(5 reports)

Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear
(4 reports)

Balance Disorder
(4 reports)

Monoplegia
(3 reports)

Speech Disorder
(3 reports)

Death
(3 reports)

Myocardial Infarction
(3 reports)

Hallucination
(3 reports)

Macular Oedema
(2 reports)

Vomiting
(8 reports)

Neoplasm Malignant
(8 reports)

Diarrhoea
(8 reports)

Cerebral Haemorrhage
(8 reports)

Fall
(8 reports)

Dyspnoea
(4 reports)

Death
(4 reports)

Head Injury
(3 reports)

Neck Pain
(3 reports)

Hemiparesis
(3 reports)

Death
(8 reports)

Visual Acuity Reduced
(5 reports)

Urinary Tract Infection
(3 reports)

Cardiac Failure Congestive
(3 reports)

Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage
(3 reports)

Macular Oedema
(3 reports)

Drug Ineffective
(3 reports)

Macular Degeneration
(3 reports)

Retinal Degeneration
(3 reports)

Sepsis
(3 reports)

Soft Tissue Infection
(2 reports)

Sepsis
(2 reports)

Injection Site Pain
(2 reports)

Lymphoma
(2 reports)

Sinusitis
(2 reports)

Metamorphopsia
(2 reports)

Multi-organ Failure
(2 reports)

Contusion
(2 reports)

Retinal Exudates
(2 reports)

Pain In Extremity
(1 report)

Pain In Extremity
(2 reports)

Scar
(2 reports)

Headache
(2 reports)

Blindness
(2 reports)

Injection Site Pain
(2 reports)

Lacrimation Increased
(2 reports)

Visual Impairment
(2 reports)

Fibromyalgia
(2 reports)

Dysphagia
(2 reports)

Eye Pain
(2 reports)

Tinnitus Aggravated
(1 report)

Visual Acuity Reduced
(284 reports)

Death
(95 reports)

Cerebrovascular Accident
(94 reports)

Fall
(93 reports)

Visual Impairment
(81 reports)

Eye Haemorrhage
(70 reports)

Drug Ineffective
(67 reports)

Malaise
(62 reports)

Cataract
(59 reports)

Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear
(49 reports)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Took Lucentis for two years, discontinued it for 2 years due to possible TIA (not proven)and just started injections last week again. Have never had leg cramps like this ever before and wondering if it could be related to the Lucentis. This is the second day after the injection. The first night I was up for times during the night to urinate also. That has quit now. I am also on Lisinopril, Levothyroid and Metoprolol.

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