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Review: could Isosorbide mononitrate cause Myalgia?

Summary: Myalgia could be caused by Isosorbide mononitrate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 10,343 people who have side effects while taking Isosorbide mononitrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 230 have Myalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Myalgia and more.

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Isosorbide mononitrate

Isosorbide mononitrate (latest outcomes from 10,463 users) has active ingredients of isosorbide mononitrate. It is often used in angina.

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,573 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 10,346 people reported to have side effects when taking Isosorbide mononitrate. Among them, 230 people (2.22%) have Myalgia. They amount to 0.05% of all the 500,497 people who have Myalgia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Myalgia in Isosorbide mononitrate reports

Time on Isosorbide mononitrate when people have Myalgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Myalgia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Myalgia44.78%55.22%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.51%0.51%20.92%78.06%

Severity of Myalgia when taking Isosorbide mononitrate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Myalgia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (27 people, 11.74%)
  2. Urinary tract infection (19 people, 8.26%)
  3. Myocardial ischaemia (14 people, 6.09%)
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (10 people, 4.35%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (9 people, 3.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (101 people, 43.91%)
  2. Furosemide (78 people, 33.91%)
  3. Simvastatin (54 people, 23.48%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (47 people, 20.43%)
  5. Atenolol (35 people, 15.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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