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Review: could Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) cause Muscle cramps?

Summary: Muscle cramps could be caused by Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos), especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, also have Hidradenitis, and take Pentoxifylline.

We study 2,304 people who have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) (latest reports from 5,921 patients) is typically treated by Metformin Hydrochloride, Metformin, Spironolactone, Glucophage, Yasmin, Yaz.

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 49,516 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 2,304 people who have polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) are studied. Among them, 3 (0.13%) have Muscle Cramps. They amount to 0.01% of all the 49,512 people who have Muscle Cramps on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle cramps in polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) reports

Gender of people who have polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) and experienced Muscle cramps * :

FemaleMale
Muscle cramps100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) and experienced Muscle cramps * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%0.00%200.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramps0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hidradenitis (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Allergies (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Asthma (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Seizures (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (1 people, 33.33%)
  6. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 33.33%)
  7. Kidney stones (1 people, 33.33%)
  8. Hypersomnia (1 people, 33.33%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Pentoxifylline (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Potassium citrate (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Vistaril (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Spironolactone (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Insulin (1 people, 33.33%)
  6. Ortho evra (1 people, 33.33%)
  7. Fortamet (1 people, 33.33%)
  8. Hydrochlorothiazide (1 people, 33.33%)
  9. Combivent (1 people, 33.33%)
  10. Lamictal (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Since I started taking Provigil I have been very happy as it is very effective for my hypersomnia, and my ADD - I feel motivated and have focus which I was lacking for years. However - every now and then I get a bounding pulse, severe anxiety, I get startled easily, I'm hypersensitive to noise and loudness, it feels like I go into abnormal heart rhythms, and I get very dizzy. My muscles also tighten everywhere - especially my neck and back. I get a bad headache and become very paranoid.
    For the most part it works well, but every now and then I get those side effects which are miserable.

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Related condition

- Polycystic ovary disease (1,458 reports)

 

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