Review: could Turmeric cause Myalgia?


Summary

Myalgia is found among people who take Turmeric, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fish Oil, and have Hypertension . We study 916 people who have side effects while taking Turmeric from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Myalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Myalgia and more.

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Turmeric

Turmeric has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from Turmeric 1,176 users)

Myalgia

Myalgia (muscle pain) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, diarrhea, joint pain, chest pain (latest reports from 104,838 Myalgia patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

916 people reported to have side effects when taking Turmeric.
Among them, 19 people (2.07%) have Myalgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Turmeric cause Myalgia?

Time on Turmeric when people have Myalgia *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Turmeric *:

  • female: 84.21 %
  • male: 15.79 %

Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Turmeric *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 27.78 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Severity if Myalgia when taking Turmeric **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Myalgia **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Inflammation (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Hypertension (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Vitamin C (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Vitamin D (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Probiotic (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Vitamins (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (9 people, 47.37%)
  • Arthralgia (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Paraesthesia (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Pain (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Insomnia (3 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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