Review: could Sodium Bicarbonate cause Muscle Pain?


Muscle pain is found among people who take Sodium Bicarbonate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Pain . We study 5,510 people who have side effects while taking Sodium bicarbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 59 have Muscle pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more.

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Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium bicarbonate has active ingredients of sodium bicarbonate. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Sodium bicarbonate 6,677 users)

Muscle Pain

Muscle pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, high blood pressure, stroke, chest pain (latest reports from 79,615 Muscle pain patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

5,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Sodium Bicarbonate.
Among them, 59 people (1.07%) have Muscle Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sodium bicarbonate cause Muscle pain?

Time on Sodium Bicarbonate when people have Muscle Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Sodium Bicarbonate *:

  • female: 24.14 %
  • male: 75.86 %

Age of people who have Muscle Pain when taking Sodium Bicarbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.45 %
  • 20-29: 3.64 %
  • 30-39: 10.91 %
  • 40-49: 7.27 %
  • 50-59: 21.82 %
  • 60+: 50.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (13 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people)
  • Hepatitis B (6 people)
  • Prophylaxis (5 people)
  • Hypertension (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (24 people)
  • Prednisone (17 people)
  • Plavix (17 people)
  • Oxygen (16 people)
  • Aranesp (16 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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