Spiriva and Muscle cramps - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle cramps is found among people who take Spiriva, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Chronic obstructive airways disease . We study 90,843 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA. Among them, 18 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Spiriva

Spiriva has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest outcomes from Spiriva 91,894 users)

Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,549 Muscle cramps patients).

On Jan, 19, 2017

90,843 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva.
Among them, 18 people (0.02%) have Muscle Cramps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spiriva cause Muscle cramps?

Time on Spiriva when people have Muscle Cramps *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 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 Cramps when taking Spiriva *:

  • female: 53.85 %
  • male: 46.15 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramps when taking Spiriva *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Asthma (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Hypersensitivity (1 person, 5.56%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (1 person, 5.56%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease Exacerbated (1 person, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Serevent (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Albuterol (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Vitamin E (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Ventolin (2 people, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Muscle Aches (5 people, 27.78%)
  • Pain In Extremity (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Joint Pain (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Diplopia (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Cataract (2 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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