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Review: could Multiple myeloma cause Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness?

Summary: Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness could be caused by Multiple myeloma, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Pain, and take Dexamethasone.

We study 56,676 people who have Multiple myeloma from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,802 have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness (Weakness). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma (latest reports from 133,494 patients) is typically treated by Revlimid, Velcade, Dexamethasone, Thalomid, Zometa, Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate.

Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness

Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness (latest reports from 1,324,994 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 56,672 people who have multiple myeloma are studied. Among them, 2,802 (4.94%) have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness. They amount to 0.21% of all the 1,323,332 people who have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness in multiple myeloma reports

Gender of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness * :

FemaleMale
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness41.19%58.81%

Age of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness0.00%0.15%0.00%0.00%0.28%7.58%18.79%73.22%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (484 people, 17.27%)
  2. Hypertension (426 people, 15.20%)
  3. Deep vein thrombosis (344 people, 12.28%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (308 people, 10.99%)
  5. Insomnia (247 people, 8.82%)
  6. Metastases to bone (240 people, 8.57%)
  7. Anxiety (238 people, 8.49%)
  8. Hiccups (230 people, 8.21%)
  9. Prophylaxis (144 people, 5.14%)
  10. Decreased appetite (77 people, 2.75%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Dexamethasone (1,827 people, 65.20%)
  2. Velcade (1,820 people, 64.95%)
  3. Zometa (1,535 people, 54.78%)
  4. Revlimid (1,440 people, 51.39%)
  5. Aredia (1,292 people, 46.11%)
  6. Aspirin (1,033 people, 36.87%)
  7. Thalomid (990 people, 35.33%)
  8. Decadron (833 people, 29.73%)
  9. Protonix (767 people, 27.37%)
  10. Prednisone (755 people, 26.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Larry on Apr, 26, 2011:

    67 year old male. Multiple Myloma. Just diagnosed with atelectatic infamitory change. taking thalidomide, dexemetheson, velcade.

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