Review: could Nicotine cause Muscle Fatigue?


Muscle fatigue is found among people who take Nicotine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 6,035 people who have side effects while taking Nicotine from FDA and social media. Among them, 191 have Muscle fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle fatigue and more.

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Nicotine has active ingredients of nicotine. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Nicotine 6,622 users)

Muscle Fatigue

Muscle fatigue (a condition in which muscles cannot exert their normal force) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, constipation, drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, weakness (latest reports from 211,923 Muscle fatigue patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

6,035 people reported to have side effects when taking Nicotine.
Among them, 191 people (3.16%) have Muscle Fatigue

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nicotine cause Muscle fatigue?

Time on Nicotine when people have Muscle Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 87.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 3.12 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Fatigue when taking Nicotine *:

  • female: 52.17 %
  • male: 47.83 %

Age of people who have Muscle Fatigue when taking Nicotine *:

  • 0-1: 0.64 %
  • 2-9: 1.28 %
  • 10-19: 0.64 %
  • 20-29: 4.49 %
  • 30-39: 10.9 %
  • 40-49: 20.51 %
  • 50-59: 21.79 %
  • 60+: 39.74 %

Severity if Muscle Fatigue when taking Nicotine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Fatigue **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (42 people)
  • Pain (19 people)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people)
  • Hypertension (8 people)
  • Anxiety (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (31 people)
  • Aspirin (31 people)
  • Ambien (28 people)
  • Prednisone (26 people)
  • Nexium (24 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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