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Review: could Tacrolimus cause Pain - joints (Joint pain)?

Summary: Pain - joints is found among people who take Tacrolimus, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Prednisolone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 13,504 people who have side effects while taking Tacrolimus from FDA and social media. Among them, 124 have Pain - joints. Find out below who they are, when they have Pain - joints and more.

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Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant. (latest outcomes from 13,591 Tacrolimus users)

Pain - joints

Pain - joints has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,742 Pain - joints patients)

On Jan, 7, 2015: 13,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Tacrolimus. Among them, 124 people (0.92%) have Pain - Joints.

Trend of Pain - joints in Tacrolimus reports

Time on Tacrolimus when people have Pain - joints * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pain - joints29.73%29.73%32.43%2.70%5.41%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pain - joints when taking Tacrolimus * :

FemaleMale
Pain - joints48.63%51.37%

Age of people who have Pain - joints when taking Tacrolimus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pain - joints0.00%6.30%5.51%7.87%7.87%17.32%8.66%46.46%

Severity of Pain - joints when taking Tacrolimus ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pain - joints ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (44 people, 35.48%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (20 people, 16.13%)
  3. Prophylaxis (17 people, 13.71%)
  4. Renal transplant (14 people, 11.29%)
  5. Bronchospasm (13 people, 10.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisolone (46 people, 37.10%)
  2. Prednisone (37 people, 29.84%)
  3. Methotrexate (27 people, 21.77%)
  4. Cellcept (26 people, 20.97%)
  5. Coumadin (25 people, 20.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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