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Is the severe joint and muscle pain a side effect of isotretenoin? And if so is that reversible after stopping the drug?and does acutane trigger lupus

Is the severe joint and muscle pain a side effect of isotretenoin? And if so is that reversible after stopping the drug?and does acutane trigger lupus

How about looking up: Yourself, e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isotretinoin, http://www.rxlist.com/accutane-drug.htm (rxlist.com publishes PIs of Rx agents after patent has expired & company which pioneered the agent no long publishes PI online.) along with: https://scholar.google.com to look up "isotretinoin & systemic lupus erythematosus". Consider limiting the scholar.google.com results to recent date range. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Can the ringing in my ears be a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection side effect?

Can the ringing in my ears be a kenalog (triamcinolone) injection side effect?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. There is no drug for cure. Tinnitus is not a disease, but a condition that can result from many underlying causes. ...Read more

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Given kenalog (triamcinolone) 40 injection for cough 3weeks ago. Now major joint pain. Could joint pain be a side effect?

Given kenalog (triamcinolone) 40 injection for cough 3weeks ago.  Now major joint pain.  Could joint pain be a side effect?

The main side effect: Is that it makes everything better, & because of that it is a drug that should be used carefully. This is especially true in the face of infection. It suppresses the immune system & is the best anti inflammatory. If you had a cough due to bacteria, it lets it run rampant. If you cough was due to strep joint involvement (rheumatic fever) is possible. You don't need a rash. Avoid steroids if poss. ...Read more

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I used to take crestor (rosuvastatin) but was one of the few who had muscle pain as a side effect, my question is will all statin meds have side effect?

I used to take crestor (rosuvastatin) but was one of the few who had muscle pain as a side effect, my question is will all statin meds have side effect?

Not necessarily: Not necessarily, but needs to be monitored closely, with cpk, aldolase and clinical evaluation. However, if muscle damage was considered severe by physician, probably best to avoid the class of med. ...Read more

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Is abnormal fat distribution a side effect of a Kenalog injection? More likely with longterm use/multiple doses or just as likely w/single shot?

LONG TERM: Use of steroids may result in abnormal fat distribution ie: "Cushings" syndrome. Kenalog is a steroid..... This does NOT occur with a single shot!
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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I take atorvastatin ~ 3 mnths, have severe muscle pain in upper back, unexplained, chest CT clear, culd ths be a side effect?

I take atorvastatin ~ 3 mnths, have severe muscle pain in upper back, unexplained, chest CT clear, culd ths be a side effect?

Maybe: Consider discussing with your doctor to try a month off atorvastatin. If your symptoms resolve, you have your answer. The doctor can check muscle enzymes, CPK and aldolase, but these may be normal even if the Atorvastatin is causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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I am taking 1 ml of vitamin D3 every 15 days orally. I experience severe lower back pain and muscle pain after taking it. Is it a side effect? And why

Vitamin D3: Vitamin d3 is usually prescribed along with calcium supplements. You may be having muscular pain due to calcium deficiency, as vitamin d3 alone will cause calcium absorption from bones. Talk to your doctor and discuss the treatment options. ...Read more

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Taking fludrocortisone for a year (POTS) and synthroid (thyroxine) for 4 (Hashimoto) could any of these medicines could cause muscle pain n twitching side effect?

Perhaps: Possibly more common would be secondary electrolyte changes due to the mechanism of fluid retention involved with the fludrocortisone. Have these been checked recently. Also, with POTS, a mast cell activation syndrome could be considered. ...Read more

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I am experiencing aching muscles. And pain in my left shoulder is this a side effect from taking vitamin d2?

I am experiencing aching muscles. And pain in my left shoulder is this a side effect from taking vitamin d2?

Probably not: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases neck and shoulder pain could be related to your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read more

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Is a rare side effect of epidural steroid injections the feeling that all your muscles were shot with novocaine?

Is a rare side effect of epidural steroid injections the feeling that all your muscles were shot with novocaine?

Local: Often times a local anesthetic is added to the steroid injection which can cause some motor (muscle) weakness and sense of numbness usually bellow the site of the injection. A way that all your muscles would feel weak or numb is if some of that local anesthetic went into the subdural space. ...Read more

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How many trigger point injections would be needed to help with bad neck muscle pain?

How many trigger point injections would be needed to help with bad neck muscle pain?

Depends on response: To the initial shots. Your Doc who is giving you these shots would be able to inform you as to how many you receive. Everyone is different and would have a different need of the number of shots. ...Read more

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What are side effect remedies for stiff muscles from repspidone?

What are side effect remedies for stiff muscles from repspidone?

Beztropin: Benztropin 1 mg will help to subside side effects. Or 25 mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help for side effects also help for sleep ...Read more

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I m using preworkout ie assualt made by muscle pharma, want to know would there be any side effect on my body?

I m using preworkout ie assualt made by muscle pharma, want to know would there be any side effect on my body?

Beware: Be careful of these supplements. They tend to contain high amount of amino acids/protein and if take in large amounts can cause kidney problems so for sure make sure that you stay extremely well hydrated. In addition, it contains caffeine. This is a weak stimulant and can raise heart rate and blood pressure so you should check with your doctor first before taking supplements ...Read more

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Please explain muscle pain on the left side of the body?

Depends: Check pulses for arterial blood supply to arms and legs, check meds(statins cause muscle pains) if arm pain check heart. ...Read more

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Does the side effect of muscle weakness from geodon (ziprasidone) ever go away?

Does the side effect of muscle weakness from geodon (ziprasidone) ever go away?

Yes if that's cause: Generally the main side effects of medication such as Geodon (ziprasidone) on muscles is more commonly disorders of muscle contraction, stiffness and abnormal movements. Weakness is not common and if that seems to be the case a good medical evaluation would be in order especially if stopping the Geodon (ziprasidone) doesn't result in the weakness going away. ...Read more

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Is there a difference in long term side effects such as muscle pain with different statins?

Is there a difference in long term side effects such as muscle pain with different statins?

Not really: All statins have the potential to cause muscle pain and damage. There are several statins on the market (lipitor, zocor, (simvastatin) crestor, etc) and each will react differently for different people. ...Read more

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How to cure the shoulder muscle pain ... I had a pain on right side and back side shoulder muscle?

Many causes: First you need a proper diagnosis and then a conservative plan will be tried using physical therapy and possible anti-inflammatory meds. ...Read more

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Is uncontrollable muscle movements a side effect of Neurontin (gabapentin) if so how serious is it?

Is uncontrollable muscle movements a side effect of Neurontin (gabapentin) if so how serious is it?

Yes: Uncontrollable muscle movements can occur either as dyskinetic movements or as choreoathetosis. Symptoms such as these include abnormal muscle movements of the face arms trunk or even the diaphragm and choreoathetosis would be large flailing movements of the extremities. For these movements tend to continue until the medication is stopped. Have your prescribing physician discuss with you how to taper the Neurontin (gabapentin) in order to avoid withdrawal. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do you know the difference between a muscle pain or an inside pain- upper back right side through a bit to chest?

How do you know the difference between a muscle pain or an inside pain- upper back right side through a bit to chest?

Movement: 37y w. unilateral upper back pain queries symptoms of various disordered tissues. Muscle/tendon pain reproducible by same vectors of mechanical stress & direct palpation. Referred neural pain elicited by movement of distant/contiguous body part, but not by direct palpation. Lung pain absent above described symptoms; constant or associated w. inspiration, shortness of breath, cough etc. See doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Upadya
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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that ...Read more


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Side Effect (Definition)

A side effect is a potential negative effect of a medication that is being prescribed for ...Read more