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Review: could Janumet cause Muscle pain?

Summary: Muscle pain could be caused by Janumet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Diabetes mellitus.

We study 3,161 people who have side effects while taking Janumet from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Janumet

Janumet (latest outcomes from 3,373 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes.

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,556 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 3,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Janumet. Among them, 38 people (1.21%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.01% of all the 500,174 people who have Muscle Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle pain in Janumet reports

Time on Janumet when people have Muscle pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle pain30.77%7.69%23.08%30.77%0.00%7.69%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Janumet * :

FemaleMale
Muscle pain66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Janumet * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.33%3.33%46.67%46.67%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Janumet ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (19 people, 50.00%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (10 people, 26.32%)
  3. Hypertension (8 people, 21.05%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 13.16%)
  5. Psoriasis (3 people, 7.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (14 people, 36.84%)
  2. Simvastatin (6 people, 15.79%)
  3. Lisinopril (6 people, 15.79%)
  4. Amlodipine (6 people, 15.79%)
  5. Crestor (4 people, 10.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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