Review: could Proscar cause Myalgia?
This is a review of Myalgia (Muscle aches) by studying 6,765 people who take Proscar. We analyze: the time on Proscar when people have Myalgia, age of these people, the severity of Myalgia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Proscar. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Proscar (latest outcomes from 6,905 users) has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate, hair loss. Commonly reported side effects of Proscar include weakness, fatigue, acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture, pain.
Myalgia (muscle pain) (latest reports from 492,236 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 6,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Proscar. Among them, 140 people (2.07%) have Myalgia.
Time on Proscar when people have Myalgia * :
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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 (15 people, 10.71%)
- Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 8.57%)
- Back pain (12 people, 8.57%)
- Cardiac disorder (10 people, 7.14%)
- Hypertension (8 people, 5.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (44 people, 31.43%)
- Zocor (39 people, 27.86%)
- Furosemide (32 people, 22.86%)
- Aspirin (31 people, 22.14%)
- Zetia (27 people, 19.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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