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Review: could Evista cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?
We study 17,966 people who have side effects while taking Evista from FDA and social media. Among them, 282 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.
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Evista (latest outcomes from 18,169 users) has active ingredients of raloxifene hydrochloride. It is often used in osteoporosis.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,803 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 17,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Evista. Among them, 282 people (1.57%) have Muscle Pain.
Time on Evista 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||12.00%||8.00%||12.00%||2.00%||4.00%||62.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Evista * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.43%||21.46%||76.11% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Evista ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (117 people, 41.49%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (31 people, 10.99%)
- Insomnia (13 people, 4.61%)
- Osteopenia (10 people, 3.55%)
- Nausea (9 people, 3.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (73 people, 25.89%)
- Forteo (64 people, 22.70%)
- Aspirin (61 people, 21.63%)
- Lipitor (49 people, 17.38%)
- Miacalcin (37 people, 13.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 years ago):
Patricia Ranum on Dec, 18, 2010:
TAKING TWO MEDICATIONS THAT CAUSE MUSCLE SORENESS MAKE IDENTIFICATIONS OF A CAUSE VERY DIFFICULT!
Circa 2000 I began, more at the same time, ZOCOR and EVISTA. Within a year or so I began having leg pain just below the knees that mystified sports medicine and my internists. Sometimes it hurt so much that I could not walk comfortably. When I had to walk a lot, Arthrotec (a NSAID) masked a lot of the pain, but not all. By 2005 the likely culprit seemed to be ZOCOR, which caused terrible spasms throughout my body. I stopped the ZOCOR and the spasms stopped promptly. But the sore legs did not go away; in fact, they because increasingly worse, until I have to take Arthrotec every day if I want to do much walking. In 2009 I developed ileo-tibial band syndrome. Now, in late 2010, my gynecologist suggested I stop the EVISTA. I've been off it for 2 months and thus far see less improvement than I had hoped for. If only I had known about the myalgia early on!! Life would have been so much more pleasant!!!
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