Review: could Naproxen cause Muscle cramps?
Summary: Muscle cramps is found among people who take Naproxen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Fluticasone propionate, and have Depression.
We study 20,515 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 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 21,955 Naproxen users)
Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 10,826 Muscle cramps patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 20,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen. Among them, 40 people (0.20%) have Muscle Cramps.
Time on Naproxen when people have Muscle cramps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle cramps||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Naproxen * :
|Muscle cramps||84.91%||15.09% |
Age of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Naproxen * :
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||3.03%||0.00%||12.12%||3.03%||15.15%||15.15%||51.52% |
Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Naproxen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle cramps||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (14 people, 35.00%)
- Fibromyalgia (3 people, 7.50%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 5.00%)
- Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 5.00%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluticasone propionate (16 people, 40.00%)
- Paxil (16 people, 40.00%)
- Lorazepam (15 people, 37.50%)
- Gabapentin (15 people, 37.50%)
- Metronidazole (14 people, 35.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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