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 9,658 people who have side effects when taking Namenda from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 25, 2017
9,658 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%)
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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I have started taking Desmopressin about 2 months ago. I started experiencing muscle cramps about 2 weeks later...in the strangest places, some of them being around my mouth, my rib areas & of course fingers/toes. Since I had the problem of dehydration before taking this drug & experienced ...
Have osteoporosis and cerebellar ataxia. Will stop alendronic acid in September. My ataxia causes leg cramps - in ham-strings. Qunine has beed suggested, perhaps by drinking a glass of tonic water daily.
I have been having pain and bad cramps in my groin legs and feet. I wear insoles that don't help and pain killers don't work. My doc is sending me for physio just wondering if anyone else is going through this
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Hi Ive just been put on folic acid for low folate levels i am 60 years old and im having abnominal cramps and muscle pain in the top of my right leg. If anyone can relate to this i would like to hear from you.x