Review: could Atenolol cause Myasthenic Syndrome?


Summary

Myasthenic syndrome is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Prevacid, and have Bone pain . We study 89,949 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Myasthenic syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Myasthenic syndrome and more.

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Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 93,023 users)

Myasthenic Syndrome

Myasthenic syndrome (a group of conditions characterized by muscle weakness (myasthenia) that worsens with physical exertion) has been reported by people with serotonin syndrome, diarrhea (latest reports from 1,418 Myasthenic syndrome patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

89,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 37 people (0.04%) have Myasthenic Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Myasthenic syndrome?

Gender of people who have Myasthenic Syndrome when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 75.68 %
  • male: 24.32 %

Age of people who have Myasthenic Syndrome when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.25 %
  • 50-59: 18.75 %
  • 60+: 75.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain Exacerbated (1 person, 2.70%)
  • Pain (1 person, 2.70%)
  • Myocardial Ischaemia (1 person, 2.70%)
  • Hyperacidity (1 person, 2.70%)
  • Bone Pain (1 person, 2.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prevacid (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Norvasc (5 people, 13.51%)
  • Lasix (5 people, 13.51%)
  • Diltiazem (5 people, 13.51%)
  • Avonex (5 people, 13.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Confusion (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Pneumonia Nos (5 people, 13.51%)
  • Pain Nos (5 people, 13.51%)
  • Pain In Limb (5 people, 13.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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