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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 2,616 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

Effient has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from 2,710 Effient users)

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,475 Muscle pain patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 2,616 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 34 people (1.30%) have Muscle Pain.

Trend of Muscle pain in Effient reports

Time on Effient when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain0.00%40.00%40.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle pain28.57%71.43%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.41%25.93%66.67%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Effient ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain0.00%20.00%40.00%40.00%

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 11.76%)
  2. Hypercholesterolaemia (4 people, 11.76%)
  3. Percutaneous coronary intervention (4 people, 11.76%)
  4. Stent placement (4 people, 11.76%)
  5. Osteoporosis (3 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (24 people, 70.59%)
  2. Niaspan (8 people, 23.53%)
  3. Simvastatin (7 people, 20.59%)
  4. Atenolol (6 people, 17.65%)
  5. Plavix (6 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Pain in muscles is so severe that it is extremely difficult to bend over or stoop down. Also it is very painful to carry weight in arms and to breath in deeply. The muscle pain lasts for 3 to 5 days and is very disruptive to continuing an exercise routine.

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