Review: could Androgel cause Muscle Twitching?


Summary

Muscle twitching is found among people who take Androgel, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Fenofibrate, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 4,119 people who have side effects while taking Androgel from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.

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Androgel

Androgel has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in blood testosterone decreased. (latest outcomes from Androgel 4,353 users)

Muscle Twitching

Muscle twitching has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, suicidal ideation, insomnia, stress and anxiety, memory loss (latest reports from 10,679 Muscle twitching patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

4,119 people reported to have side effects when taking Androgel.
Among them, 22 people (0.53%) have Muscle Twitching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Androgel cause Muscle twitching?

Time on Androgel when people have Muscle Twitching *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Androgel *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Androgel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 91.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Muscle Twitching when taking Androgel **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Twitching **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (19 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (1 person)
  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (1 person)
  • Blood Testosterone Abnormal (1 person)
  • Acromegaly (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fenofibrate (20 people)
  • Neurontin (19 people)
  • Morphine Sulfate (19 people)
  • Levitra (19 people)
  • Azor (19 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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