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 1,273 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 10,830 Muscle cramps patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 1,199 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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- A study of side effects of Garlic for a 95-year old man with Pneumonia. The patient has Dementia (madness)
- A study of side effects of Effexor Xr for a 65-year old woman with PTSD. The patient has Shortness Of Breath, Vision - Light Sensitive (extreme sensitivity to light), Headache - Migraine With Aura (silent migraine), Sweating Increased (excess sweating), Muscle Cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction), Diarrhea, Feeling Hot And Cold, Confusion, Dizziness (excl Vertigo), Nausea And Vomiting, Brain Bleeding (stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain)
- A study of side effects of Daliresp for a 75-year old woman with Asthma. The patient has Muscle Cramps Aggravated (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction)
- A study of drug interactions between Prednisone, Humira for a 47-year old woman with Ulcerative Colitis. The patient has Mouth Ulceration, Pain - Joints, Muscle Cramps
- A study of drug interactions between Garlic, Echinacea, Ativan, Protonix for a 35-year old woman with Inflammation, Life Support, Anxiety Disorder, Gerd. The patient has Chills
Recent Garlic related drug comparison:
- Comparions of L-Lysine, Garlic, Vitamin C, Cholestyramine (Teva) - EQ 4GM RESIN/PACKET, Valtrex (Glaxosmithkline) - EQ 1GM BASE for a 32-year old man who has Oral Herpes
- Comparions of Cinnamon, Folic Acid, Fish Oil, Garlic, B-12 for a 50-year old man who has Anemia
- Comparions of Garlic, Lysine for a 37-year old man who has Splenectomy
- Comparions of Propranolol Hydrochloride, Garlic for a 22-year old man who has Anxiety
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