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Review: could Gaviscon cause Muscle cramp (Muscle cramps)?

Summary: 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 3,430 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

Gaviscon has active ingredients of aluminum hydroxide; magnesium trisilicate. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 3,562 Gaviscon users)

Muscle cramp

Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 10,622 Muscle cramp patients)

On Mar, 11, 2015: 3,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Gaviscon. Among them, 9 people (0.26%) have Muscle Cramp.

Trend of Muscle cramp in Gaviscon reports

Time on Gaviscon when people have Muscle cramp * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Muscle cramp66.67%33.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramp0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%66.67%

Severity of Muscle cramp when taking Gaviscon ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle cramp ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (3 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Forteo (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Ibuprofen (4 people, 44.44%)
  3. Mefloquine hcl (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Verapamil (3 people, 33.33%)
  5. Epinephrine (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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