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 Arthritis.
We study 72,880 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,054 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.
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Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Celebrex 74,521 users)
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Muscle spasms 55,745 patients)
On Nov, 27, 2014: 72,871 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 1,054 people (1.45%) have Muscle Spasms.
Time on Celebrex when people have Muscle spasms * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle spasms||28.97%||12.15%||3.74%||25.23%||25.23%||4.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Celebrex * :
|Muscle spasms||68.04%||31.96% |
Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Celebrex * :
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||0.46%||1.37%||6.74%||19.63%||26.26%||45.55% |
Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Celebrex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle spasms||20.00%||0.00%||60.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Arthritis (180 people, 17.08%)
- Pain (166 people, 15.75%)
- Hypertension (126 people, 11.95%)
- Osteoporosis (94 people, 8.92%)
- Depression (77 people, 7.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (249 people, 23.62%)
- Aspirin (223 people, 21.16%)
- Lipitor (189 people, 17.93%)
- Zometa (169 people, 16.03%)
- Ambien (162 people, 15.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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