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Review: could Isosorbide mononitrate cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?

Summary: 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 High blood cholesterol.

We study 10,356 people who have side effects while taking Isosorbide mononitrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 231 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 angina. (latest outcomes from 10,479 Isosorbide mononitrate users)

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,499 Myalgia patients)

On Mar, 5, 2015: 10,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Isosorbide mononitrate. Among them, 231 people (2.23%) have Myalgia.

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%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Myalgia44.59%55.41%

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%20.81%78.17%

Severity of Myalgia when taking Isosorbide mononitrate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Myalgia0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Myalgia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Myalgia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (27 people, 11.69%)
  2. Urinary tract infection (19 people, 8.23%)
  3. Myocardial ischaemia (14 people, 6.06%)
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (10 people, 4.33%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (9 people, 3.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (102 people, 44.16%)
  2. Furosemide (78 people, 33.77%)
  3. Simvastatin (54 people, 23.38%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (47 people, 20.35%)
  5. Atenolol (35 people, 15.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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