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Flexeril vs Robaxin for a female patient aged 57

Summary: 4,234 female patients aged 57 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Flexeril vs Robaxin for a female aged 57. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,452 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Robaxin (latest outcomes from 2,904 users) has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms.

On Jan, 24, 2015: 4,234 female patients aged 51 who take the same drugs are studied in Flexeril vs Robaxin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female51Fibromyalgia

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Flexeril cyclobenzaprine hydrochloridenot specified
Robaxin methocarbamolSchwarz Pharma

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 51 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
FlexerilRobaxin (Schwarz Pharma)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PainPain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Back Pain
Chest PainHeadache (pain in head)
Headache (pain in head)Weight Increased
AnxietyAnxiety
Back PainFall
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Vomiting
DepressionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
FlexerilRobaxin (Schwarz Pharma)
DizzinessInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Weight GainItching Scar
Anaphylactic Reaction (serious allergic reaction)Breast Cancer Female
Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)Tongue Biting
Dry MouthAnxiety
Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsDepression
Swelling In The AbdomenHepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Gerd (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease)
Cardiac Valve Disease (heart valve disease)Neck Injury
Chest PainLupus-like Syndrome (a disease symptom matches with lupus an immune disease)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Flexeril5.88%35.78%30.88%21.57%5.88%
Robaxin2.74%26.03%56.16%10.96%4.11%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Robaxin (methocarbamol) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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