If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
Some medicines can cause leg problems. A few examples are:
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 necessary.
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.
Last Revised: June 27, 2012
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