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 4,105 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 has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in testosterone. (latest outcomes from 4,424 Androgel users)
Muscle Twitching has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 11,026 Muscle Twitching patients)
On Jan, 3, 2015: 4,105 people reported to have side effects when taking Androgel. Among them, 22 people (0.54%) have Muscle Twitching.
Time on Androgel when people have Muscle twitching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Androgel * :
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||0.00%||0.00%||91.67%||0.00% |
Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Androgel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle twitching||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle twitching||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (19 people, 86.36%)
- Blood testosterone decreased (1 people, 4.55%)
- Acromegaly (1 people, 4.55%)
- Blood testosterone abnormal (1 people, 4.55%)
- Erectile dysfunction (1 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fenofibrate (20 people, 90.91%)
- Lanoxin (19 people, 86.36%)
- Vitamin b6 (19 people, 86.36%)
- Avandia (19 people, 86.36%)
- Restoril (19 people, 86.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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So I have had symptoms of anxiety and depression due to a lot of stressors and disasters that happened in my life over the past two years. As my anxiety got worse after a breast biopsy, I started freaking out and thinking I may have MS because my sister has MS. So I went to my GP and she decided my symptoms do not follow the symptoms of MS or any similar problem and it should most likely be anxiety. She put me on Lexapro and Clonazepam. At first I was very hesitant to take medication but as my symptoms got worse I decided to give it a try. I was on Lexopro 5 mg for about two months and then I went to 10 mg, and I would take 1 or 2 Clonazepam a day. And this all started 5 months ago. And things seemed to be working just fine.Until about two months ago I started having this freaking annoying eye twitch on my upper left eyelid. I have had eye twitches before but they always go away after a couple of days or a week top. This one has been lasting for 2 months now and seems to be just getting worse. I went to the GP and my eye doctor and they still found no cause and said it's probably stress and anxiety. I have not been overly stressed and I get plenty of sleep, 10 hrs or more! and I stopped taking caffeine and alcohol after the twitch started. Any idea? Could it be because of medication? I also need to add I have had thumb twitching and severe spasms in my muscles around my right thumb starting in May (before taking any medication).
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