Review: could Isosorbide Mononitrate cause Myalgia?


Myalgia is found among people who take Isosorbide Mononitrate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 10,697 people who have side effects while taking Isosorbide mononitrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 244 have Myalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Myalgia and more.

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Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide mononitrate has active ingredients of isosorbide mononitrate. It is often used in stable angina. (latest outcomes from Isosorbide mononitrate 11,087 users)


Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, diarrhea, joint pain, chest pain (latest reports from 83,909 Myalgia patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

10,697 people reported to have side effects when taking Isosorbide Mononitrate.
Among them, 244 people (2.28%) have Myalgia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Isosorbide mononitrate cause Myalgia?

Time on Isosorbide Mononitrate when people have Myalgia *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 71.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Isosorbide Mononitrate *:

  • female: 45.83 %
  • male: 54.17 %

Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Isosorbide Mononitrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.49 %
  • 40-49: 0.97 %
  • 50-59: 18.93 %
  • 60+: 79.61 %

Severity if Myalgia when taking Isosorbide Mononitrate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Myalgia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (28 people)
  • Angina Pectoris (11 people)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (10 people)
  • Myocardial Ischaemia (9 people)
  • Cardiac Disorder (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (82 people)
  • Furosemide (79 people)
  • Simvastatin (59 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (49 people)
  • Atenolol (36 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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