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Review: could Proscar cause Myalgia (Muscle aches)?

We study 6,954 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 (latest outcomes from 7,090 users) has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 505,635 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 6,954 people reported to have side effects when taking Proscar. Among them, 156 people (2.24%) have Myalgia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 505,044 people who have Myalgia on eHealthMe.

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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