Review: could Megace cause Abdominal Cramps?


Summary

Abdominal cramps is found among people who take Megace, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer metastatic . We study 6,132 people who have side effects while taking Megace from FDA and social media. Among them, 310 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.

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Megace

Megace has active ingredients of megestrol acetate. It is often used in appetite - decreased. (latest outcomes from Megace 6,462 users)

Abdominal Cramps

Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, abdominal pain upper, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 86,320 Abdominal cramps patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

6,132 people reported to have side effects when taking Megace.
Among them, 310 people (5.06%) have Abdominal Cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Megace cause Abdominal cramps?

Time on Megace when people have Abdominal Cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 29.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 70.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal Cramps when taking Megace *:

  • female: 57 %
  • male: 43 %

Age of people who have Abdominal Cramps when taking Megace *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.67 %
  • 30-39: 5.44 %
  • 40-49: 11.72 %
  • 50-59: 28.03 %
  • 60+: 53.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (50 people)
  • Prophylaxis (38 people)
  • Breast Cancer (34 people)
  • Pain (33 people)
  • Hypertension (31 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (127 people)
  • Aspirin (100 people)
  • Aredia (87 people)
  • Protonix (82 people)
  • Zofran (79 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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