Xeljanz Muscle Spasms Side Effect Reports


The following Xeljanz Muscle Spasms side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Muscle Spasms, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Xeljanz or it might take time to develop.


Pain In Extremity, Arthralgia, Tremor, Muscle Spasms, Nausea, Vision Blurred, Headache

This Muscle Spasms side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 45-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis. The patient was prescribed Xeljanz (dosage: Unk), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Xeljanz the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Arthralgia
  • Tremor
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Nausea
  • Vision Blurred
  • Headache
These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.
Muscle Spasms, Neck Pain, Back Pain

This Muscle Spasms Xeljanz side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US on Jan 30, 2014. A Female , 35 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Muscle Spasms, Nasopharyngitis, Seasonal Allergy, Cough, Dysphonia, Fatigue, Tooth Infection, Paraesthesia, Facial Pain

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 60-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, who was treated with Xeljanz (dosage:5mg (1 Tablet) Every Twelve Hours, start time: Oct 18, 2013), combined with:
  • Prednisone (5 Mg, Unk)
  • Pravastatin (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Calcium (500)
  • Biotin (5000)
  • Vitamin D3 (10000 Iu, Unk)
  • Ibuprofen M (200 Mg, Unk)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Muscle Spasms side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Seasonal Allergy
  • Cough
  • Dysphonia
  • Fatigue
  • Tooth Infection
  • Paraesthesia
  • Facial Pain
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Xeljanz treatment in female patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, resulting in Muscle Spasms.
Dysgeusia, Decreased Appetite, Weight Decreased, Myalgia, Muscle Spasms, Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder

A 55-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: rheumatoid arthritis started Xeljanz treatment (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) on NS. Soon after starting Xeljanz treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Dysgeusia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Weight Decreased
  • Myalgia
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Xeljanz side effects, such as Muscle Spasms.
Nail Disorder, Muscle Spasms

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Xeljanz on Dec 12, 2013. Patient felt the following Xeljanz side effects: nail disorder, muscle spasms Additional patient health information: Female , 58 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Fluid Intake Reduced, Muscle Spasms

This report suggests a potential Xeljanz Muscle Spasms side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 65-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis and used Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting 201310. Soon after starting Xeljanz the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Fluid Intake Reduced
  • Muscle Spasms
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Levothyroxine (Unk)
  • Pravastatin (Unk)
Although Xeljanz demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Muscle Spasms, may still occur.
Visual Impairment, Dyskinesia, Muscle Spasms, Dyspnoea, Wheezing

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Dec 19, 2013 by a male taking Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 58 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Xeljanz side effects: visual impairment, dyskinesia, muscle spasms, dyspnoea, wheezing. Additional medications/treatments:
Myocardial Infarction, Abdominal Pain, Muscle Spasms

This Muscle Spasms problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 72-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis.On Oct 15, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Xeljanz, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Muscle Spasms
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Muscle Spasms, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Muscle Spasms

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 68-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis and was treated with Xeljanz (dosage: Unk) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Muscle Spasms
This opens a possibility that Xeljanz could cause Muscle Spasms and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Nausea, Malaise, Pain In Extremity, Musculoskeletal Pain, Vision Blurred, Dizziness, Muscle Spasms, Hypoaesthesia

This Muscle Spasms side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Nov 19, 2013. A female patient from US , 64 years of age, weighting 180.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Xeljanz side effects: nausea, malaise, pain in extremity, musculoskeletal pain, vision blurred, dizziness, muscle spasms, hypoaesthesia. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 1x/day. These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.
Muscle Spasms

This Muscle Spasms side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 64-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis. The patient was prescribed Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Methotrexate Sodium (Unk)
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
  • Cymbalta (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Ambien (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Xanax (0.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Fluoxetine (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Simvastatin (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Aspirin (81 Mg, Unk)
When starting to take Xeljanz the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Muscle Spasms
These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.
Muscle Spasms, Arthralgia, Haemoglobin Decreased, Haematocrit Decreased, Mean Cell Haemoglobin Concentration Decreased, Red Cell Distribution Width Increased, Platelet Count Increased, Neutrophil Count Increased, Lymphocyte Count Decreased

This Muscle Spasms Xeljanz side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Sep 23, 2013. A Female , 57 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Arthralgia
  • Haemoglobin Decreased
  • Haematocrit Decreased
  • Mean Cell Haemoglobin Concentration Decreased
  • Red Cell Distribution Width Increased
  • Platelet Count Increased
  • Neutrophil Count Increased
  • Lymphocyte Count Decreased
. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Prednisone (7.5 Mg (2.5 Mg In Am, 5.0 Mg In Pm))
  • Naproxen (750 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Fosamax (70 Mg, Weekly)
  • Voltaren (Unk)
Nausea, Muscle Spasms

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 59-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, who was treated with Xeljanz (dosage:5 Mg, Twice A Day, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Premarin (0.45 Mg)
  • Synthroid (100 Ug)
  • Restasis (0.05 %)
  • Atorvastatin (10 Mg)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Muscle Spasms side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Nausea
  • Muscle Spasms
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Xeljanz treatment in female patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, resulting in Muscle Spasms.
Muscle Spasms

A 62-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Xeljanz treatment (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) on NS. Soon after starting Xeljanz treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Muscle Spasms
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Premarin (0.3 Mg, Unk)
  • Methotrexate (2.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Metformin (500 Mg, Unk)
  • Wellbutrin (75 Mg, Unk)
  • Vitamin D (400 Units, Unk)
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Xeljanz side effects, such as Muscle Spasms.
Muscle Spasms

A patient from US was prescribed and started Xeljanz on Jul 25, 2013. After Xeljanz was administered, patient encountered several Xeljanz side effects: muscle spasms Additional patient health information: male , 60 years of age, weighting 418.9 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Centrum (Unk)
  • Prednisone (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Wellbutrin Sr (150 Mg, Unk)
  • Vitamin D (2000 Iu, Unk)
Muscle Spasms

This report suggests a potential Xeljanz Muscle Spasms side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 75-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis and used Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting Jun 27, 2013. Soon after starting Xeljanz the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Muscle Spasms
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Xeljanz demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Muscle Spasms, may still occur.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Muscle Spasms

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Jul 22, 2013 by a Female taking Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 64 years of age, weighting 113.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Xeljanz side effects: abdominal pain upper, muscle spasms. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Plaquenil (200 Mg, Unk)
  • Ultracet (Tramadol 37.5 - Paracetamol 325)
  • Methotrexate (2.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Prednisone (1 Mg, Unk)
  • Mobic (7.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
Muscle Spasms, Headache

This Muscle Spasms problem was reported by a pharmacist from US. A 58-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis.On May 09, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Prednisone (Unk)
  • Cimetidine (200 Mg, Unk)
  • Acetaminophen (Unk)
When commencing Xeljanz, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Headache
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Muscle Spasms, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Alopecia, Hot Flush, Photophobia, Muscle Spasms, Vision Blurred, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 63-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis and was treated with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting Apr 17, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Alopecia
  • Hot Flush
  • Photophobia
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Vision Blurred
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
This opens a possibility that Xeljanz could cause Muscle Spasms and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Muscle Spasms, Pain In Extremity, Arthralgia, Local Swelling

This Muscle Spasms side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Nov 07, 2013. A female patient from US , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. Patient felt the following Xeljanz side effects: muscle spasms, pain in extremity, arthralgia, local swelling. Xeljanz dosage: 1 Tablet (5 Mg), Twice A Day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Omeprazole (20.6 Mg)
  • Simvastatin (5 Mg)
  • Gabapentin (100 Mg)
  • Methotrexate (20 Mg)
  • Prednisone (1 Mg)
  • Mobic (15 Mg)
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
  • Allopurinol (100 Mg)
These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.

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