Review: could Flovent cause Muscle Spasms?


Summary

Muscle spasms is found among people who take Flovent, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Albuterol, and have Asthma . We study 15,247 people who have side effects while taking Flovent from FDA and social media. Among them, 239 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.

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Flovent

Flovent has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Flovent 16,238 users)

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, back pain, fatigue (latest reports from 70,478 Muscle spasms patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

15,247 people reported to have side effects when taking Flovent.
Among them, 239 people (1.57%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flovent cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Flovent when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Flovent *:

  • female: 72.15 %
  • male: 27.85 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Flovent *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.48 %
  • 10-19: 2.48 %
  • 20-29: 2.48 %
  • 30-39: 4.46 %
  • 40-49: 31.68 %
  • 50-59: 21.29 %
  • 60+: 35.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (65 people, 27.20%)
  • Pain (28 people, 11.72%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (21 people, 8.79%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (18 people, 7.53%)
  • Hypertension (18 people, 7.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Albuterol (49 people, 20.50%)
  • Serevent (44 people, 18.41%)
  • Neurontin (38 people, 15.90%)
  • Singulair (36 people, 15.06%)
  • Percocet (36 people, 15.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (60 people, 25.10%)
  • Nausea (58 people, 24.27%)
  • Dyspnoea (55 people, 23.01%)
  • Anxiety (55 people, 23.01%)
  • Chest Pain (52 people, 21.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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