Namenda and Muscle cramp - from FDA reports
Muscle cramp is found among people who take Namenda, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aricept, and have Dementia alzheimer's type. This review analyzes which people have Muscle cramp with Namenda. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,428 people who have side effects when taking Namenda from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 15, 2017
9,428 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda.
Among them, 7 people (0.07%) have Muscle Cramp
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Namenda when people have Muscle Cramp *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 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 Muscle Cramp when taking Namenda *:
- female: 57.14 %
- male: 42.86 %
Age of people who have Muscle Cramp when taking Namenda *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 100 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (5 people, 71.43%)
- Memory Loss (1 person, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aricept (5 people, 71.43%)
- Synthroid (2 people, 28.57%)
- Wellbutrin (1 person, 14.29%)
- Apresoline (1 person, 14.29%)
- Amaryl (1 person, 14.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Decreased (1 person, 14.29%)
- Pneumonia (1 person, 14.29%)
- Personality Change (1 person, 14.29%)
- Conjunctivitis (1 person, 14.29%)
- Asthma (1 person, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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