Review: could Clobetasol propionate cause Muscle weakness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,799 people who take Clobetasol propionate. Among them, 94 have Muscle weakness. See who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Clobetasol propionate (latest outcomes from 1,851 users) has active ingredients of clobetasol propionate. It is often used in psoriasis, lichen sclerosus. Commonly reported side effects of Clobetasol propionate include rashes, fatigue, fatigue aggravated, fever, psoriasis.
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 1,300,992 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 1,799 people reported to have side effects when taking Clobetasol propionate. Among them, 79 people (4.39%) have Muscle Weakness.
Time on Clobetasol propionate when people have Muscle weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle weakness||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Clobetasol propionate * :
|Muscle weakness||46.81%||53.19% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Clobetasol propionate * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.00%||2.38%||4.76%||11.90%||15.48%||9.52%||55.95% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Clobetasol propionate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (18 people, 22.78%)
- Psoriasis (13 people, 16.46%)
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (8 people, 10.13%)
- Haemochromatosis (7 people, 8.86%)
- Lymphoproliferative disorder (7 people, 8.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Simvastatin (23 people, 29.11%)
- Hydrocortisone (20 people, 25.32%)
- Elidel (19 people, 24.05%)
- Amoxicillin (18 people, 22.78%)
- Desonide (18 people, 22.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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