Review: could Clobetasol Propionate cause Muscle Weakness?


Summary

Muscle weakness is found among people who take Clobetasol Propionate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Eczema . We study 2,138 people who have side effects while taking Clobetasol propionate from FDA and social media. Among them, 90 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.

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Clobetasol Propionate

Clobetasol propionate has active ingredients of clobetasol propionate. It is often used in psoriasis. (latest outcomes from Clobetasol propionate 2,222 users)

Muscle Weakness

Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, diarrhea, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 199,501 Muscle weakness patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

2,138 people reported to have side effects when taking Clobetasol Propionate.
Among them, 90 people (4.21%) have Muscle Weakness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clobetasol propionate cause Muscle weakness?

Time on Clobetasol Propionate when people have Muscle Weakness *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Clobetasol Propionate *:

  • female: 51.69 %
  • male: 48.31 %

Age of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Clobetasol Propionate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.56 %
  • 20-29: 6.41 %
  • 30-39: 11.54 %
  • 40-49: 11.54 %
  • 50-59: 8.97 %
  • 60+: 58.97 %

Severity if Muscle Weakness when taking Clobetasol Propionate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Weakness **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Eczema (14 people)
  • Psoriasis (12 people)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (8 people)
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorder (7 people)
  • Haemochromatosis (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (23 people)
  • Lisinopril (17 people)
  • Elidel (16 people)
  • Ibuprofen (15 people)
  • Ativan (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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