Flexeril and Ritalin drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Flexeril and Ritalin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flexeril and Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 482 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Flexeril

Flexeril has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Flexeril 24,901 users)

Ritalin

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 16,011 users)

On Jan, 26, 2017

482 people who take Flexeril, Ritalin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Flexeril and Ritalin drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • back disorder
  • muscle spasms
  • surgery
  • actinic keratosis
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • constipation
1 - 6 months:
  • back pain
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • depression
  • fall
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • thyroid mass
  • amenorrhoea
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • anger
6 - 12 months:
  • dry mouth
  • dry skin
  • insomnia
  • urinary hesitation
  • urine abnormality
  • eye infection
  • fibromyalgia
  • otitis media
  • schizoaffective disorder
  • seizure
1 - 2 years:
  • gait disturbance
  • insomnia
  • pre-existing condition improved
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • abnormal sleep-related event
  • accident at work
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
2 - 5 years:
  • fibromyalgia
  • accident at work
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • arrhythmia
  • complex regional pain syndrome
  • concussion
  • depression
  • dermatillomania
  • drug ineffective
  • ear infection
5 - 10 years:
  • pre-existing condition improved
  • sinusitis
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • ear infection
10+ years:
  • fall
  • hypertension
  • joint injury
  • muscle spasms
  • muscle strain
  • snoring
  • spinal fusion surgery
  • tremor
  • weight decreased
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • back pain
  • weight decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • constipation
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • back pain
  • headache
  • weight decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • constipation
  • tenderness
  • arthralgia
  • vision blurred
male:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • muscle spasms
  • anaemia
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • chest pain
  • drug administration error
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • hyperhidrosis
  • initial insomnia
  • neuralgia
  • pain
  • palpitations
  • pneumonitis
10-19:
  • acidosis
  • constipation
  • face oedema
  • insomnia
  • lymphadenopathy
  • nausea
  • viral infection
  • weight decreased
  • hepatic steatosis
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
20-29:
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • glycosuria
  • hyperglycaemia
  • pain
  • postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
  • tremor
30-39:
  • dehydration
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • constipation
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • nausea
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • atelectasis
  • nausea
  • constipation
  • head injury
  • hypotension
  • insomnia
  • weight increased
  • back pain
50-59:
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
60+:
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • tenderness
  • dyspnoea
  • osteoarthritis
  • anaemia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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