Megace and Abdominal cramps - from FDA reports


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 7,519 people who have side effects while taking Megace from FDA. Among them, 369 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 7,616 users)

Abdominal Cramps

Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 125,955 Abdominal cramps patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

7,519 people reported to have side effects when taking Megace.
Among them, 369 people (4.91%) have Abdominal Cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Megace cause Abdominal cramps?

Time on Megace when people have Abdominal Cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 29.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 70.37 %
  • 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: 56.44 %
  • male: 43.56 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.76 %
  • 30-39: 5.63 %
  • 40-49: 11.97 %
  • 50-59: 27.82 %
  • 60+: 52.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (51 people, 13.82%)
  • Pain (40 people, 10.84%)
  • Preventive Health Care (39 people, 10.57%)
  • Breast Cancer (35 people, 9.49%)
  • High Blood Pressure (32 people, 8.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (129 people, 34.96%)
  • Aspirin (101 people, 27.37%)
  • Aredia (88 people, 23.85%)
  • Zofran (86 people, 23.31%)
  • Decadron (85 people, 23.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (202 people, 54.74%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (187 people, 50.68%)
  • Diarrhea (127 people, 34.42%)
  • Weakness (124 people, 33.60%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (117 people, 31.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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