Review: could Effient cause Muscle Pain?


Summary

Muscle pain is found among people who take Effient, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 2,476 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Effient

Effient has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Effient 2,531 users)

Muscle Pain

Muscle pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, diarrhea, high blood pressure, chest pain (latest reports from 71,830 Muscle pain patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

2,476 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient.
Among them, 30 people (1.21%) have Muscle Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effient cause Muscle pain?

Time on Effient when people have Muscle Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 40 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Effient *:

  • female: 30 %
  • male: 70 %

Age of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Effient *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 29.17 %
  • 60+: 62.5 %

Severity if Muscle Pain when taking Effient **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 20 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 40 %

How people recovered from Muscle Pain **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stent Placement (4 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (4 people)
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (3 people)
  • Osteoporosis (3 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (21 people)
  • Niaspan (8 people)
  • Simvastatin (6 people)
  • Plavix (5 people)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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