Review: could Isosorbide mononitrate cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?
We study 10,348 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 (latest outcomes from 10,470 users) has active ingredients of isosorbide mononitrate. It is often used in angina.
Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,635 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Sep, 1, 2014: 10,348 people reported to have side effects when taking Isosorbide mononitrate. Among them, 231 people (2.23%) have Myalgia. They amount to 0.05% of all the 505,082 people who have Myalgia on eHealthMe.
Time on Isosorbide mononitrate when people have Myalgia * :
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Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Isosorbide mononitrate * :
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Isosorbide mononitrate * :
Severity of Myalgia when taking Isosorbide mononitrate ** :
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How people recovered from Myalgia ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (27 people, 11.69%)
- Urinary tract infection (19 people, 8.23%)
- Myocardial ischaemia (14 people, 6.06%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (10 people, 4.33%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (9 people, 3.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (102 people, 44.16%)
- Furosemide (78 people, 33.77%)
- Simvastatin (54 people, 23.38%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (47 people, 20.35%)
- Atenolol (35 people, 15.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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