Estrogel and Muscle pain - from FDA reports

Muscle pain is found among people who take Estrogel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Osteoporosis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 592 people who have side effects when taking Estrogel from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 15, 2018

592 people reported to have side effects when taking Estrogel.
Among them, 12 people (2.03%) have Muscle pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Estrogel cause Muscle pain?

Time on Estrogel when people have Muscle pain *:

  • < 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 pain when taking Estrogel *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Estrogel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 45.45 %
  • 60+: 54.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 3 people, 25.00%
  2. Pain: 2 people, 16.67%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Vitamin Supplementation: 1 person, 8.33%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 1 person, 8.33%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Nexium: 3 people, 25.00%
  2. Alvesco: 2 people, 16.67%
  3. Vivelle: 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Xanax: 2 people, 16.67%
  5. Mirapex: 2 people, 16.67%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Joint Pain: 6 people, 50.00%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 4 people, 33.33%
  3. Pain In Extremity: 4 people, 33.33%
  4. Influenza Like Illness: 3 people, 25.00%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 25.00%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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