Review: could Megace cause Abdominal cramps (Abdominal pain)?
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 5,985 people who have side effects while taking Megace from FDA and social media. Among them, 296 have Abdominal cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal cramps and more.
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Megace has active ingredients of megestrol acetate. It is often used in appetite - decreased. (latest outcomes from 6,038 Megace users)
Abdominal cramps has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 78,069 Abdominal cramps patients)
On Mar, 10, 2015: 5,985 people reported to have side effects when taking Megace. Among them, 296 people (4.95%) have Abdominal Cramps.
Time on Megace when people have Abdominal cramps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal cramps||22.73%||72.73%||4.55%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Abdominal cramps when taking Megace * :
|Abdominal cramps||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.13%||4.68%||11.91%||29.36%||51.91% |
Severity of Abdominal cramps when taking Megace ** :
How people recovered from Abdominal cramps ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic (46 people, 15.54%)
- Prophylaxis (33 people, 11.15%)
- Breast cancer (32 people, 10.81%)
- Pain (29 people, 9.80%)
- Hypertension (28 people, 9.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (119 people, 40.20%)
- Aspirin (99 people, 33.45%)
- Protonix (80 people, 27.03%)
- Decadron (79 people, 26.69%)
- Aredia (77 people, 26.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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