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 . We study 36,052 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA. Among them, 35 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.
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Naproxen has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Naproxen 38,435 users)
Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,549 Muscle cramps patients).
On Feb, 10, 2017
36,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen.
Among them, 35 people (0.1%) have Muscle Cramps
Number of reports submitted per year:
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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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