10 Causes of Foot Cramps

By jolene
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Cause #3: Medications

Medications are a necessity in the treatment, management, and prevention of disease. However, some medications such as diuretics and statins can cause muscle cramps such as leg or foot cramps.

Statins are drugs that are used to treat dyslipidemia or high cholesterol while diuretics are drugs that remove fluid from the body for the treatment of heart failure, hypertension, and kidney disease. Other medications that may cause foot cramps include nifedipine, nicotinic acid, and raloxifene.

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