Proscar and Myalgia - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Myalgia with Proscar. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,490 people who have side effects when taking Proscar from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 18, 2017

9,490 people reported to have side effects when taking Proscar.
Among them, 189 people (1.99%) have Myalgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Proscar cause Myalgia?

Time on Proscar when people have Myalgia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Proscar *:

  • female: 1.67 %
  • male: 98.33 %

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: 2.61 %
  • 40-49: 8.5 %
  • 50-59: 6.54 %
  • 60+: 82.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (31 people, 16.40%)
  • Diabetes (17 people, 8.99%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (15 people, 7.94%)
  • Back Pain (15 people, 7.94%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 6.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (58 people, 30.69%)
  • Zocor (53 people, 28.04%)
  • Furosemide (44 people, 23.28%)
  • Zetia (42 people, 22.22%)
  • Prozac (39 people, 20.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (73 people, 38.62%)
  • Fatigue (65 people, 34.39%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (49 people, 25.93%)
  • Joint Pain (48 people, 25.40%)
  • Nausea (44 people, 23.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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