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Review: could Aspirin cause Leg cramps?

Summary: Leg cramps could be caused by Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Plavix, and have High blood pressure.

We study 160,839 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Leg cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg cramps and more.

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Aspirin

Aspirin (latest outcomes from 164,174 users) has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots.

Leg cramps

Leg cramps (latest reports from 1,638 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 161,038 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin. Among them, 13 people (0.01%) have Leg Cramps. They amount to 0.84% of all the 1,550 people who have Leg Cramps on eHealthMe.

Trend of Leg cramps in Aspirin reports

Time on Aspirin when people have Leg cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg cramps9.09%9.09%18.18%0.00%36.36%9.09%18.18%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg cramps0.00%0.00%7.69%0.00%0.00%23.08%38.46%30.77%

Severity of Leg cramps when taking Aspirin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg cramps23.08%46.15%15.38%15.38%

How people recovered from Leg cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg cramps0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood pressure (4 people, 30.77%)
  2. Heart attack (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Heart disease congenital (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Asthma (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. High blood cholesterol (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Plavix (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. Niaspan (2 people, 15.38%)
  3. Simvastatin (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Vitamin b12 (1 people, 7.69%)
  5. Milk thistle (1 people, 7.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I was put on Plavix for a 3 month time period after having a heart implant to close a hole. When taken off, I suffered a daily migraine (mostly the aura) and excruciating leg cramping. They put me back on Plavix and started a weaning schedule. I was symptom free for two weeks, but now that I'm about to lower my dose to every 3 days, the symptoms are back. I wake up screaming in the night from the pain from the leg cramps. They need to get me off Plavix because I have spontaneous hemorages from it.

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  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Heart was tested and tests were negitive. D-dimer was high. All other blood tests were normal.

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