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Review: could Tylenol cause Muscle twitching?

We study 53,021 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 (latest outcomes from 55,595 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain.

Muscle twitching

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 61,850 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 53,018 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 61,808 people who have Muscle Twitching on eHealthMe.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • These are the only two medications I took for years every day, sometimes more than is directed.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Suspicion that general muscle pain is caused by meds. Both Tylenol and Tramadol are taken TID to QID rather than PRN.

    Reply

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