Review: could Garlic cause Muscle Cramps?


Summary

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 1,267 people who have side effects while taking Garlic from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Garlic

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

Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, consciousness - decreased, weakness, blood alkaline phosphatase increased, fatigue (latest reports from 10,493 Muscle cramps patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

1,267 people reported to have side effects when taking Garlic.
Among them, 11 people (0.87%) 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: 54.55 %
  • male: 45.45 %

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: 36.36 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 45.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (1 person, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin E (10 people, 90.91%)
  • Niaspan (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Vitamin C (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Synthroid (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Premarin (3 people, 27.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea Nos (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Chest Pain (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Arthralgia (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Memory Impairment (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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