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Review: could Alcohol cause Muscle cramps?

Summary: Muscle cramps is found among people who take Alcohol, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take medication Glucophage, and have Stress and anxiety.

We study 5,669 people who have side effects while taking Alcohol from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Alcohol

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 5,730 Alcohol users)

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 10,826 Muscle cramps patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 5,669 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol. Among them, 10 people (0.18%) have Muscle Cramps.

Trend of Muscle cramps in Alcohol reports

Time on Alcohol when people have Muscle cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Alcohol * :

FemaleMale
Muscle cramps10.00%90.00%

Age of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Alcohol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%28.57%28.57%0.00%28.57%

Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Alcohol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramps0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (1 people, 10.00%)
  2. Pain (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Glucophage (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Lipitor (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Celebrex (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Zantac (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Accupril (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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