Arthrotec and Fibromyalgia syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Fibromyalgia syndrome is found among people who take Arthrotec, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Fibromyalgia syndrome with Arthrotec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,779 people who have side effects when taking Arthrotec from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 27, 2017

6,779 people reported to have side effects when taking Arthrotec.
Among them, 46 people (0.68%) have Fibromyalgia Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arthrotec cause Fibromyalgia syndrome?

Time on Arthrotec when people have Fibromyalgia Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 83.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia Syndrome when taking Arthrotec *:

  • female: 93.48 %
  • male: 6.52 %

Age of people who have Fibromyalgia Syndrome when taking Arthrotec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 42.11 %
  • 50-59: 18.42 %
  • 60+: 39.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (12 people, 26.09%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 19.57%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Neck Pain (5 people, 10.87%)
  • Arthritis (5 people, 10.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (13 people, 28.26%)
  • Lyrica (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Lipitor (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Celebrex (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Nexium (7 people, 15.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (13 people, 28.26%)
  • Muscle Aches (13 people, 28.26%)
  • Muscle Spasms (12 people, 26.09%)
  • Joint Pain (12 people, 26.09%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 23.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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