Garlic and Muscle cramps - from FDA reports


Muscle cramps is found among people who take Garlic, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Vitamin E, and have Pain . We study 1,351 people who have side effects while taking Garlic from FDA. Among them, 13 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Garlic has active ingredients of allium sativum. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Garlic 1,486 users)

Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,547 Muscle cramps patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

1,351 people reported to have side effects when taking Garlic.
Among them, 13 people (0.96%) have Muscle Cramps

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Garlic cause Muscle cramps?

Gender of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Garlic *:

  • female: 53.85 %
  • male: 46.15 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Garlic *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 38.46 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 46.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (1 person, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin E (11 people, 84.62%)
  • Niaspan (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Lipitor (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Vitamin C (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Premarin (3 people, 23.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Chest Pain (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Fatigue (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Memory Loss (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (3 people, 23.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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