Review: could Effient cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?
Summary: Muscle pain is found among people who take Effient, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 2,614 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.
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Effient has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from 2,707 Effient users)
Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,445 Muscle pain patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 2,614 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 34 people (1.30%) have Muscle Pain.
Time on Effient when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Effient * :
|Muscle pain||28.57%||71.43% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Effient * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.41%||25.93%||66.67% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Effient ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||20.00%||40.00%||40.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 11.76%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 11.76%)
- Percutaneous coronary intervention (4 people, 11.76%)
- Stent placement (4 people, 11.76%)
- Osteoporosis (3 people, 8.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (24 people, 70.59%)
- Niaspan (8 people, 23.53%)
- Simvastatin (7 people, 20.59%)
- Atenolol (6 people, 17.65%)
- Plavix (6 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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