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. This review analyzes which people have Muscle cramp with Gaviscon. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,160 people who have side effects when taking Gaviscon from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

6,160 people reported to have side effects when taking Gaviscon.
Among them, 9 people (0.15%) 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%)
  • Triamcinolone (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Ammonium Lactate (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Acetaminophen (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%)
  • Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Muscle cramp and Gaviscon from FDA and eHealthMe reports


Gaviscon has active ingredients of aluminum hydroxide; magnesium trisilicate. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Gaviscon 6,378 users)

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