Review: could Celebrex cause Muscle Spasms?


Summary

Muscle spasms is found among people who take Celebrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain . We study 93,750 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,406 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>

Celebrex

Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Celebrex 95,401 users)

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 101,056 Muscle spasms patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

93,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex.
Among them, 1,406 people (1.5%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Celebrex cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Celebrex when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 29.03 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.97 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.26 %
  • 10+ years: 1.61 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Celebrex *:

  • female: 71.37 %
  • male: 28.63 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Celebrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.02 %
  • 20-29: 1.57 %
  • 30-39: 6.65 %
  • 40-49: 17.19 %
  • 50-59: 27.82 %
  • 60+: 45.66 %

Severity if Muscle Spasms when taking Celebrex **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 60 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Muscle Spasms **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (221 people, 15.72%)
  • Arthritis (200 people, 14.22%)
  • Hypertension (153 people, 10.88%)
  • Osteoporosis (116 people, 8.25%)
  • Depression (107 people, 7.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (266 people, 18.92%)
  • Lipitor (207 people, 14.72%)
  • Zometa (194 people, 13.80%)
  • Nexium (194 people, 13.80%)
  • Aspirin (191 people, 13.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (460 people, 32.72%)
  • Arthralgia (393 people, 27.95%)
  • Pain In Extremity (376 people, 26.74%)
  • Depression (365 people, 25.96%)
  • Fatigue (359 people, 25.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Muscle spasms when taking Celebrex?

Browse all side effects of Celebrex

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms

Could your condition cause Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Celebrex, Muscle spasms

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Celebrex, Muscle spasms


NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.