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Review: could Garlic cause Muscle cramps?

We study 1,194 people who have side effects while taking Garlic from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Garlic

Garlic (latest outcomes from 1,267 users) has active ingredients of allium sativum. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 50,900 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 1,194 people reported to have side effects when taking Garlic. Among them, 17 people (1.42%) have Muscle Cramps.

Trend of Muscle cramps in Garlic reports

Time on Garlic when people have Muscle cramps * :

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

FemaleMale
Muscle cramps58.82%41.18%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%29.41%17.65%52.94%

Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Garlic ** :

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How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 11.76%)
  2. Pain (1 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin e (11 people, 64.71%)
  2. Aspirin (6 people, 35.29%)
  3. Garlic extract (4 people, 23.53%)
  4. Atenolol (4 people, 23.53%)
  5. Niaspan (4 people, 23.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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