Review: could Testosterone cause Muscle Spasms?


Summary

Muscle spasms is found among people who take Testosterone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Celebrex, and have Blood cholesterol . We study 1,171 people who have side effects while taking Testosterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.

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Testosterone

Testosterone has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in blood testosterone decreased. (latest outcomes from Testosterone 1,424 users)

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 101,056 Muscle spasms patients).

On Sep, 14, 2016

1,171 people reported to have side effects when taking Testosterone.
Among them, 19 people (1.62%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Testosterone cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Testosterone when people have Muscle Spasms *:

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

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Testosterone *:

  • female: 31.58 %
  • male: 68.42 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Testosterone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 6.67 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 26.67 %
  • 50-59: 26.67 %
  • 60+: 40.0 %

Severity if Muscle Spasms when taking Testosterone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Spasms **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Seasonal Allergy (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Hypertension (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Fluid Retention (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Crohn's Disease (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Celebrex (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Gemfibrozil (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Revlimid (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Metformin (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (6 people, 31.58%)
  • Tremor (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Osteopenia (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Myalgia (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 26.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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