Effient and Muscle pain - from FDA reports
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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Muscle pain with Effient. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,053 people who have side effects when taking Effient from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
7,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient.
Among them, 90 people (1.28%) have Muscle pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Effient when people have Muscle pain *:
- < 1 month: 12.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 50.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Effient *:
- female: 37.21 %
- male: 62.79 %
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: 15.25 %
- 50-59: 30.51 %
- 60+: 54.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (25 people, 27.78%)
- High Blood Pressure (6 people, 6.67%)
- Anticoagulant Therapy (5 people, 5.56%)
- Diabetes (4 people, 4.44%)
- Coronary Heart Disease (4 people, 4.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (24 people, 26.67%)
- Plavix (13 people, 14.44%)
- Crestor (13 people, 14.44%)
- Niaspan (11 people, 12.22%)
- Fish Oil (9 people, 10.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (20 people, 22.22%)
- Headache (19 people, 21.11%)
- Joint Pain (17 people, 18.89%)
- Weakness (14 people, 15.56%)
- Breathing Difficulty (14 people, 15.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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