Review: could Lisinopril cause Muscle Spasms?


Summary

Muscle spasms is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 114,024 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,848 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 115,032 users)

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 64,346 Muscle spasms patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

114,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 1,848 people (1.62%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 22.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 1.52 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Lisinopril *:

  • female: 60.3 %
  • male: 39.7 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Lisinopril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.2 %
  • 20-29: 1.27 %
  • 30-39: 3.96 %
  • 40-49: 12.68 %
  • 50-59: 24.41 %
  • 60+: 57.48 %

Severity if Muscle Spasms when taking Lisinopril **:

  • least: 6.67 %
  • moderate: 26.67 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Spasms **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (452 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (234 people)
  • Depression (139 people)
  • Pain (113 people)
  • Osteoporosis (112 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (372 people)
  • Lipitor (254 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (220 people)
  • Atenolol (198 people)
  • Simvastatin (196 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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