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Review: could Dexamethasone cause Recurrent leg pain and cramping (Blockage of leg arteries)?

We study 53,170 people who have side effects while taking Dexamethasone from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Recurrent leg pain and cramping. Find out below who they are, when they have Recurrent leg pain and cramping and more.

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Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone (latest outcomes from 53,442 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma.

Recurrent leg pain and cramping

Recurrent leg pain and cramping (repeated leg pain and muscle contraction) (latest reports from 15,993 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol, arthritis.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 53,170 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexamethasone. Among them, 39 people (0.07%) have Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping.

Trend of Recurrent leg pain and cramping in Dexamethasone reports

Time on Dexamethasone when people have Recurrent leg pain and cramping * :

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Gender of people who have Recurrent leg pain and cramping when taking Dexamethasone * :

FemaleMale
Recurrent leg pain and cramping61.54%38.46%

Age of people who have Recurrent leg pain and cramping when taking Dexamethasone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Recurrent leg pain and cramping0.00%0.00%5.26%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%94.74%

Severity of Recurrent leg pain and cramping when taking Dexamethasone ** :

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How people recovered from Recurrent leg pain and cramping ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (24 people, 61.54%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 23.08%)
  3. Nasopharyngeal cancer (2 people, 5.13%)
  4. Vomiting (1 people, 2.56%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 2.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (35 people, 89.74%)
  2. Ciprofloxacin (33 people, 84.62%)
  3. Lisinopril (29 people, 74.36%)
  4. Aredia (29 people, 74.36%)
  5. Prilosec (29 people, 74.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Experiencing leg (shin and calf)and toe cramps most nights. Have started stretching before bedtime. This seems to have helped a little but still getting cramps most nights.

    Reply

    Kansasrock on Aug, 24, 2014:

    51 year old male. Was having severe nightly quad cramps that were extremely painful. Had a PFO closure three weeks ago. No leg cramps since.

    25% of population born with PFO so you might have it checked out.

    Reply

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