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 6,958 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 7,094 Proscar users)
Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,469 Myalgia patients)
On Jan, 18, 2015: 6,958 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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From this study (11 months ago):
Suspicion that general muscle pain is caused by meds. Both Tylenol and Tramadol are taken TID to QID rather than PRN.
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