Methimazole and Arthralgia - from FDA reports
Arthralgia is found among people who take Methimazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Humira, and have High blood cholesterol. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,076 people who have side effects when taking Methimazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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3,076 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole.
Among them, 110 people (3.58%) have Arthralgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methimazole when people have Arthralgia *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 53.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Arthralgia when taking Methimazole *:
- female: 84.76 %
- male: 15.24 %
Age of people who have Arthralgia when taking Methimazole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.22 %
- 10-19: 5.56 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol: 20 people, 18.18%
- High Blood Pressure: 19 people, 17.27%
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 14 people, 12.73%
- Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 12 people, 10.91%
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 11 people, 10.00%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira: 15 people, 13.64%
- Aspirin: 12 people, 10.91%
- Amlodipine: 12 people, 10.91%
- Crestor: 12 people, 10.91%
- Vitamin D: 11 people, 10.00%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Muscle Aches (muscle pain): 27 people, 24.55%
- Back Pain: 25 people, 22.73%
- Weakness: 24 people, 21.82%
- Gait Disturbance: 22 people, 20.00%
- Pain: 21 people, 19.09%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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