Review: could Arthrotec cause Fibromyalgia syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 5,378 people who take Arthrotec. Among them, 27 have Fibromyalgia syndrome. See who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia syndrome and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Arthrotec (latest outcomes from 5,666 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium; misoprostol. It is often used in arthritis, osteoarthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Arthrotec include nausea, acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture, pain, abdominal pain.
Fibromyalgia syndrome (constant pain in their muscles and soft tissues) (latest reports from 89,064 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, pain, acupuncture and pain, depression.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 5,378 people reported to have side effects when taking Arthrotec. Among them, 27 people (0.50%) have Fibromyalgia Syndrome.
Time on Arthrotec when people have Fibromyalgia syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fibromyalgia syndrome||16.67%||50.00%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia syndrome when taking Arthrotec * :
|Fibromyalgia syndrome||96.30%||3.70% |
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia syndrome when taking Arthrotec * :
|Fibromyalgia syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.55%||50.00%||13.64%||31.82% |
Severity of Fibromyalgia syndrome when taking Arthrotec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fibromyalgia syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Fibromyalgia syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (7 people, 25.93%)
- Fibromyalgia (5 people, 18.52%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 14.81%)
- Neck pain (4 people, 14.81%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 14.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (8 people, 29.63%)
- Neurontin (6 people, 22.22%)
- Vioxx (5 people, 18.52%)
- Trazodone hcl (5 people, 18.52%)
- Claritin (4 people, 14.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My former doctor used to prescribe this to me when i had inflammation and after a while i got fibromyalgia syndrome, if this has anything to do with each other, i do not know, but it would be interesting to find out
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