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Review: could Spiriva cause Muscle cramps?

We study 49,966 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

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Spiriva

Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,441 users) has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Muscle cramps

Muscle cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 50,434 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 49,963 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva. Among them, 22 people (0.04%) have Muscle Cramps. They amount to 0.04% of all the 50,353 people who have Muscle Cramps on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle cramps in Spiriva reports

Time on Spiriva when people have Muscle cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramps12.50%50.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle cramps when taking Spiriva * :

FemaleMale
Muscle cramps64.71%35.29%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%71.43%

Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Spiriva ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramps0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (4 people, 18.18%)
  2. Chronic obstructive airways disease (4 people, 18.18%)
  3. Copd (2 people, 9.09%)
  4. Blood pressure decreased (1 people, 4.55%)
  5. High blood cholesterol (1 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (4 people, 18.18%)
  2. Singulair (3 people, 13.64%)
  3. Serevent (3 people, 13.64%)
  4. Albuterol (3 people, 13.64%)
  5. Lipitor (2 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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