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Some medicines can cause leg problems. A few examples
Muscle cramps may also occur when you stop using some
medicines, such as steroids or opiates.
Call the doctor who
prescribed the medicine before taking another dose. The medicine may need to be
stopped, changed, or the dose adjusted. An appointment may not be
If you are taking any medicine not prescribed by a
doctor, stop taking the medicine. Talk to your doctor if you think you need to
continue taking the medicine.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofMay 27, 2016
Current as of:
May 27, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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