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Review: could Tapazole cause Muscle cramps?

Summary: Muscle cramps could be caused by Tapazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zestril.

We study 859 people who have side effects while taking Tapazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Muscle cramps. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramps and more.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 859 people reported to have side effects when taking Tapazole. Among them, 4 people (0.47%) have Muscle Cramps. They amount to 0.01% of all the 49,500 people who have Muscle Cramps on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle cramps in Tapazole reports

Time on Tapazole when people have Muscle cramps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramps0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle cramps100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramps0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%

Severity of Muscle cramps when taking Tapazole ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle cramps ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

n/a

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zestril (1 people, 25.00%)
  2. Aspirin (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Nolvadex (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Baycol (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Unspecified antibiotic (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • muscle cramps/spasm througout my body

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