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Review: could Janumet cause Muscle pain (Muscle aches)?

Summary: Muscle pain is found among people who take Janumet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes.

We study 3,187 people who have side effects while taking Janumet from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Janumet

Janumet has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from 3,399 Janumet users)

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,475 Muscle pain patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 3,187 people reported to have side effects when taking Janumet. Among them, 39 people (1.22%) have Muscle Pain.

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 pain28.57%14.29%21.43%28.57%0.00%7.14%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle pain67.50%32.50%

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%3.23%3.23%45.16%48.39%

Severity of Muscle pain when taking Janumet ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

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, 48.72%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (10 people, 25.64%)
  3. Hypertension (8 people, 20.51%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (5 people, 12.82%)
  5. Psoriasis (3 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (14 people, 35.90%)
  2. Amlodipine (6 people, 15.38%)
  3. Simvastatin (6 people, 15.38%)
  4. Lisinopril (6 people, 15.38%)
  5. Atenolol (4 people, 10.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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