Review: Flexeril and Effexor Xr
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Flexeril and Effexor Xr together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flexeril and Effexor Xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,531 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,437 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Effexor xr (latest outcomes from 21,838 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 1,531 people who take Flexeril, Effexor Xr are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride)
- Effexor Xr (venlafaxine hydrochloride)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Flexeril is effective||7.69%|
(1 of 13 people)
(4 of 11 people)
(0 of 6 people)
(4 of 10 people)
(4 of 14 people)
(2 of 4 people)
(3 of 5 people)
|Effexor Xr is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(4 of 10 people)
(1 of 6 people)
(2 of 10 people)
(6 of 17 people)
(8 of 19 people)
(6 of 6 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Confusional State||Nausea||Cerebral Cyst||Anxiety||Suicidal Ideation||Anxiety||Depression||Anxiety|
|Completed Suicide||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease||Arthropathy||Oral Herpes||Depression||Constipation||Suicide Attempt||Back Pain|
|Respiratory Failure||Sleep Apnoea Syndrome||Oral Herpes||Cerebral Cyst||Insomnia||Headache Nos||Anxiety||Depression|
|Suicide Attempt||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome||Osteonecrosis||Hot Flush||Gastroenteritis Nos||Abnormal Behaviour||Dyspnoea|
|Abnormal Behaviour||Vomiting||Wound||Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome||Aggression||Epistaxis||Paranoia||Fall|
|Delirium||Cardiomegaly||Vertigo||Vertigo||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Dehydration||Memory Impairment||Nausea|
|Acute Myocardial Infarction||Ventricular Septal Defect||Osteonecrosis||Wound||Panic Attack||Dizziness (excl Vertigo)||Mood Swings||Headache|
|Nausea||Coarctation Of The Aorta||Depression||Arthropathy||Memory Impairment||Hypokalaemia||Aggression||Fatigue|
|Unresponsive To Stimuli||Atrial Septal Defect||Aphthous Stomatitis||Foreign Body Trauma||Nausea||Fatigue||Extrasystoles||Arthralgia|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Flexeril is effective||29.63%|
(16 of 54 people)
(2 of 9 people)
|Effexor Xr is effective||42.37%|
(25 of 59 people)
(3 of 10 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Back Pain||Oedema Peripheral|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Flexeril is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||22.22%|
(2 of 9 people)
(4 of 19 people)
(6 of 46 people)
(4 of 39 people)
(2 of 8 people)
|Effexor Xr is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 7 people)
(8 of 24 people)
(16 of 56 people)
(3 of 41 people)
(1 of 8 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Diabetes Mellitus||Nausea||Suicidal Ideation||Oedema Peripheral||Depression||Dyspnoea||Fatigue|
|Pyrexia||Depression||Pain In Extremity||Chest Pain||Hypertension||Back Pain|
|Pain||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Pulmonary Embolism||Nausea||Neuropathy Peripheral||Dyspnoea|
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Anxiety||Back Pain||Headache||Headache||Pain|
|Drug Ineffective||Pyrexia||Hypoaesthesia||Dyspnoea||Back Pain||Arthralgia|
|Drug Dependence||Dehydration||Depression||Back Pain||Fatigue||Headache|
|Cough||Weight Decreased||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Fatigue||Depression||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw|
|Papilloedema||Vomiting||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Insomnia||Diarrhoea||Chest Pain|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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(Asked by a 34 year old man who has Hypochondriasis, Paraphilia, and takes Effexor Xr)
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I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life. My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.
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I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...
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(Asked by a 60 year old man who has Erectile Dysfunction, and takes Adderall Xr 30, Effexor)
I take both Adderall and effexor to treat ADHD and anxiety/depression. I have taken both for years but Adderall longer. My ability to hold an erection and to experience an orgasm has decreased.
- I cannot get a direct answer from any of my drs.,is my sciatic pain caused by my interstitail cystitus?
(Asked by a 36 year old woman who has Prolapse Heart Valve/murmor, Sciatica, Interstitail Cystitus,, and takes Hydroxyzine, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Estradiol )
I have had interstitail cystitus for almost four years now.I have been on every kind of drug,other than pain pills.I will not take them,I don't believe in them they only mask the problem and cause addiction.of course,just my belief.I have had d.s.m.o. repetitively for first year and a half twice a w ...
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Effexor Xr (venlafaxine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. 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:
- Flexeril is used in:
- Effexor xr is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Flexeril alternatives:
- Effexor xr alternatives:
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