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 High blood cholesterol.
We study 1,199 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 has active ingredients of allium sativum. It is often used in blood pressure management. (latest outcomes from 1,272 Garlic users)
Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 10,826 Muscle cramps patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 1,198 people reported to have side effects when taking Garlic. Among them, 17 people (1.42%) have Muscle Cramps.
Time on Garlic when people have Muscle cramps * :
Gender of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Garlic * :
|Muscle cramps||58.82%||41.18% |
Age of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Garlic * :
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||29.41%||17.65%||52.94% |
Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Garlic ** :
How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 11.76%)
- Pain (1 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin e (11 people, 64.71%)
- Aspirin (6 people, 35.29%)
- Garlic extract (4 people, 23.53%)
- Atenolol (4 people, 23.53%)
- Niaspan (4 people, 23.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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