Review: Flexeril and Lyrica
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flexeril and Lyrica. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,627 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 2, 2014: 1,627 people who reported to have interactions when taking Flexeril, Lyrica are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride)
- Lyrica (pregabalin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Flexeril, Lyrica:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||654|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||619|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||510|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||508|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||504|
|Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)||434|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Flexeril, Lyrica:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||26|
|Withdrawal Syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)||16|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Lyrica (pregabalin) is often used to treat fibromyalgia. 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:
- Lyrica is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Flexeril alternatives:
- Lyrica alternatives:
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I am suffering from severe mood swings and nervousness. Sometimes I am so mad I want to rip something apart, most of the time my poor husband catches the brunt of it. My headaches are coming back, but I really want to get rid of the crazy mood swings before I hurt myself or someone else when i lose my temper maybe in a car driving, I will fly into a rage over little things...Please help me with this.
What do I need to get OFF of OR ON...
Thank you, Carolyn
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Constipation managed with high fiber diet until 08 2013. Then chronic constipation, treated with high volume enema, then Miralax pm, sennacot pm and am, colase am and Relistor injection every other day.
Night sweats constantly and once I get hot and start sweating I can't cool down. I just sweat more and more until I do something like blast a fan on me for a long time and I have to keep my a/c down really low. Any activity causes the sweating to start which begins at my head, face and neck and down my back.
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- Can i take ibuprophen while i'm taking lyrica
I'm taking Lyrica for shingles. Although it has greatly helped with the pain, I still have considerable itchiness and pain upon touching the affected area. Can I take ibuprophen along with the lyrica? Any suggestions for the itch?
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I've had a resent (2 weeks ago) stress and nucular scan with no sign of heart attack. Also I get this feeling occasionally before a bowel movement
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