Naproxen and Muscle cramps - from FDA reports


Muscle cramps is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zocor, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Muscle cramps with Naproxen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,887 people who have side effects when taking Naproxen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 19, 2017

38,887 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 35 people (0.09%) have Muscle Cramps

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen cause Muscle cramps?

Gender of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Naproxen *:

  • female: 76.47 %
  • male: 23.53 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Naproxen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.85 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.85 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 15.38 %
  • 50-59: 19.23 %
  • 60+: 57.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 8.57%)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Depression (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (1 person, 2.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Premarin (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Paxil (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Lipitor (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Fluticasone Propionate (4 people, 11.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (12 people, 34.29%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 22.86%)
  • Fatigue (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Fever (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Dizziness (6 people, 17.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 41,356 users)

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