Gaviscon and Muscle cramp - from FDA reports
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 5,548 people who have side effects while taking Gaviscon from FDA. 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 5,754 users)
Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,549 Muscle cramp patients).
On Jan, 26, 2017
5,548 people reported to have side effects when taking Gaviscon.
Among them, 9 people (0.16%) have Muscle Cramp
Number of reports submitted per year:
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%)
- Triamcinolone (3 people, 33.33%)
- Tretinoin (3 people, 33.33%)
- Ammonium Lactate (3 people, 33.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (4 people, 44.44%)
- Muscle Aches (3 people, 33.33%)
- Liver Function Test Abnormal (3 people, 33.33%)
- Fatigue (3 people, 33.33%)
- Dizziness (3 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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