Review: could Tylenol cause Muscle twitching?
We study 53,017 people who have side effects while taking Tylenol from FDA and social media. Among them, 164 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.
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Tylenol (latest outcomes from 55,588 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain.
Muscle twitching (latest reports from 61,735 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 53,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol. Among them, 164 people (0.31%) have Muscle Twitching. They amount to 0.27% of all the 61,657 people who have Muscle Twitching on eHealthMe.
Time on Tylenol when people have Muscle twitching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle twitching||63.64%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00%||18.18%||9.09% |
Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Tylenol * :
|Muscle twitching||65.13%||34.87% |
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Tylenol * :
|Muscle twitching||8.40%||2.29%||6.87%||5.34%||14.50%||19.08%||22.14%||21.37% |
Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Tylenol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle twitching||25.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (24 people, 14.63%)
- Sleep disorder (24 people, 14.63%)
- Muscle spasms (21 people, 12.80%)
- Arthritis (20 people, 12.20%)
- Hypercalcaemia (19 people, 11.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (33 people, 20.12%)
- Prilosec (30 people, 18.29%)
- Ativan (30 people, 18.29%)
- Coumadin (30 people, 18.29%)
- Lipitor (30 people, 18.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
Itching in extremeties with no rash apparent. Eyes watery and burning. Twitching is in left eyelid. Itching started 8 days ago. Lotion does not help much. Diphenhydramine does not help much.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
These are the only two medications I took for years every day, sometimes more than is directed.
From this study (4 months ago):
Suspicion that general muscle pain is caused by meds. Both Tylenol and Tramadol are taken TID to QID rather than PRN.
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