Who have Myalgia with Proscar?


Summary

Myalgia is found among people who take Proscar, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 9,073 people who have side effects while taking Proscar from FDA and social media. Among them, 182 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 Proscar 9,372 users)

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 107,706 Myalgia patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

9,073 people reported to have side effects when taking Proscar.
Among them, 182 people (2.01%) have Myalgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Proscar cause Myalgia?

Time on Proscar when people have Myalgia *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 28.57 %

Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Proscar *:

  • female: 1.73 %
  • male: 98.27 %

Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Proscar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.65 %
  • 40-49: 8.61 %
  • 50-59: 6.62 %
  • 60+: 82.12 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (58 people, 31.87%)
  • Zocor (53 people, 29.12%)
  • Furosemide (44 people, 24.18%)
  • Zetia (42 people, 23.08%)
  • Prozac (39 people, 21.43%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Proscar, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (31 people, 17.03%)
  • Diabetes (17 people, 9.34%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (15 people, 8.24%)
  • Back Pain (15 people, 8.24%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 6.04%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Weakness (73 people, 40.11%)
  • Fatigue (64 people, 35.16%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (48 people, 26.37%)
  • Joint Pain (44 people, 24.18%)
  • Nausea (43 people, 23.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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