Review: could Aspirin cause Leg Cramps?


Summary

Leg cramps is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Plavix, and have High blood pressure . We study 184,991 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Leg cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg cramps and more.

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Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 272,197 users)

Leg Cramps

Leg cramps (latest reports from 970 Leg cramps patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

184,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 23 people (0.01%) have Leg Cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Leg cramps?

Time on Aspirin when people have Leg Cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.05 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.32 %
  • 10+ years: 21.05 %

Gender of people who have Leg Cramps when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 56.52 %
  • male: 43.48 %

Age of people who have Leg Cramps when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.35 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.35 %
  • 40-49: 13.04 %
  • 50-59: 30.43 %
  • 60+: 47.83 %

Severity if Leg Cramps when taking Aspirin **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 38.1 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

How people recovered from Leg Cramps **:

  • while on drug: 7.14 %
  • after off the drug: 7.14 %
  • not yet: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Pain (4 people, 17.39%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Blood Thinner (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Gerd (3 people, 13.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Atorvastatin Calcium (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Omeprazole (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Atenolol (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Vitamin C (2 people, 8.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Persistent Cloaca (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Headache (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Dizziness (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Burning Eyes (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Bone Pain (2 people, 8.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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