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Review: could Tylenol cause Muscle twitching?





Summary: Muscle twitching is found among people who take Tylenol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression.

We study 53,036 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

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tylenol 55,615 users)

Muscle twitching

Muscle Twitching has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.(view latest reports from 10,751 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 53,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol. Among them, 164 people (0.31%) have Muscle Twitching.

Trend of Muscle twitching in Tylenol reports

Time on Tylenol when people have Muscle twitching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle twitching63.64%0.00%0.00%9.09%0.00%18.18%9.09%

Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Tylenol * :

FemaleMale
Muscle twitching65.13%34.87%

Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Tylenol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle twitching8.40%2.29%6.87%5.34%14.50%19.08%22.14%21.37%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Tylenol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle twitching25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (24 people, 14.63%)
  2. Sleep disorder (24 people, 14.63%)
  3. Muscle spasms (21 people, 12.80%)
  4. Arthritis (20 people, 12.20%)
  5. Hypercalcaemia (19 people, 11.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (33 people, 20.12%)
  2. Prilosec (30 people, 18.29%)
  3. Ativan (30 people, 18.29%)
  4. Coumadin (30 people, 18.29%)
  5. Lipitor (30 people, 18.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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