Review: could Gaviscon cause Muscle Cramp?


Muscle cramp is found among people who take Gaviscon, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Forteo, and have Osteoporosis . We study 4,514 people who have side effects while taking Gaviscon from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Muscle cramp. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramp and more.

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Gaviscon has active ingredients of aluminum hydroxide; magnesium trisilicate. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Gaviscon 5,748 users)

Muscle Cramp

Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,499 Muscle cramp patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

4,514 people reported to have side effects when taking Gaviscon.
Among them, 9 people (0.2%) have Muscle Cramp

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gaviscon cause Muscle cramp?

Gender of people who have Muscle Cramp when taking Gaviscon *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramp when taking Gaviscon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (3 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Forteo (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Tretinoin (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Proctofoam Hc (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Paroxetine Hcl (3 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Muscle Spasms (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Liver Function Test Abnormal (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Fatigue (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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