Review: could Proscar cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?
Summary: Myalgia is found among people who take Proscar, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 6,959 people who have side effects while taking Proscar from FDA and social media. Among them, 156 have Myalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Myalgia and more.
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Proscar has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 7,095 Proscar users)
Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,540 Myalgia patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 6,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Proscar. Among them, 156 people (2.24%) have Myalgia.
Time on Proscar when people have Myalgia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Proscar * :
Severity of Myalgia when taking Proscar ** :
How people recovered from Myalgia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 10.26%)
- Back pain (13 people, 8.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 8.33%)
- Cardiac disorder (11 people, 7.05%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (50 people, 32.05%)
- Zocor (45 people, 28.85%)
- Aspirin (38 people, 24.36%)
- Furosemide (37 people, 23.72%)
- Zetia (34 people, 21.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Zorvolex, Simvastatin, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Metoprolol Tartrate for a 61-year old woman with Pain - Bones, High Blood Cholesterol, Autoimmune Disorder, Tachycardia. The patient has Muscle Pain, Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Joint Pain, Joint Stiffness, Pain Exacerbated
- A study of drug interactions between Iron Dextran, Vitamin D, Gabapentin, Pantoprazole for a 37-year old woman with Iron Deficiency Anemia, Vitamin D Decreased, Fibromyalgia, Heartburn - Chronic. The patient has Myalgia
- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 67-year old woman with Lower Cholesterol. The patient has Muscle Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Pulmicort Flexhaler, Proair Hfa, Mirena for a 35-year old woman with Asthma, Birth Control. The patient has Nipple Pain, Insomnia, Thirst, Heart Pounding Or Racing, Confusion, Muscle Aches, Headache, Dizziness, Nosebleed, Hypoglycaemia
- A study of side effects of Clonazepam for a 36-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Muscle Pain
Recent Proscar related drug comparison:
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