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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

Proscar has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from 7,095 Proscar users)

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,499 Myalgia patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 6,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Proscar. Among them, 156 people (2.24%) have Myalgia.

Trend of Myalgia in Proscar reports

Time on Proscar when people have Myalgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Myalgia0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%

Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Proscar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.29%8.40%6.87%82.44%

Severity of Myalgia when taking Proscar ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Myalgia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 10.26%)
  2. Back pain (13 people, 8.33%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 8.33%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (11 people, 7.05%)
  5. Hypertension (9 people, 5.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (50 people, 32.05%)
  2. Zocor (45 people, 28.85%)
  3. Aspirin (38 people, 24.36%)
  4. Furosemide (37 people, 23.72%)
  5. Zetia (34 people, 21.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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