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Review: Flexeril and Melatonin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flexeril and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 103 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Flexeril (what 16,418 Flexeril users reported?) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is used in muscle spasms.

Melatonin (what 2,634 Melatonin users reported?) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is used in insomnia.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 103 people who take Flexeril, Melatonin are studied

Flexeril, Melatonin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride)
- Melatonin (melatonin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Flexeril is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Melatonin is effectiven/a16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Wearinessn/aRestless Legs SyndromeCandidiasisFood IntoleranceVaginal SloughingPain
DystoniaVertigoMuscle FatigueFood IntoleranceFood AllergyDepression
Language Disorder - ExpressiveOrthostatic HypotensionPresyncopeFood AllergyCandidiasisFatigue
CataplexyPain - JointsDiarrheaCandidal Infection NosCandidal Infection NosDiarrhoea
Spasm Of The EsophagusNumbness And TinglingNauseaFractureAnxiety
SpasticityMusculoskeletal StiffnessHigh Blood PressureDrug Ineffective
Neuropathy - PeripheralParkinsonismSweating - ExcessiveBack Pain
Restless Legs SyndromeRestless Legs SyndromeUrinary FrequencyInsomnia
Numbness And TinglingSpasticityHeadachesInjury
Musculoskeletal StiffnessSpasm Of The EsophagusLoss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And NumbnessPain In Extremity

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Flexeril is effective40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Melatonin is effective27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Drug IneffectiveDiarrhoea
PainPain
InsomniaPain In Extremity
DepressionDepression
FatigueGingival Ulceration
NauseaFatigue
Abdominal PainCellulitis
Heart Rate IncreasedBone Lesion
ParaesthesiaSinus Disorder
DyspnoeaInfection

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flexeril is effectiven/an/an/an/a4.76%
(1 of 21 people)
15.00%
(3 of 20 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Melatonin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
5.00%
(1 of 20 people)
5.00%
(1 of 20 people)
n/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aPulmonary EmbolismPulmonary EmbolismPainFatigueDrug IneffectiveDiarrhoea
Deep Vein ThrombosisDeep Vein ThrombosisArthralgiaPainDyspnoeaDepression
DepressionAnxietyHyperglycaemiaFall
InsomniaDepressionRhabdomyolysisHyperhidrosis
Feeling AbnormalBack PainAcute Coronary SyndromeMyocardial Infarction
Blood Creatinine IncreasedDiarrhoeaRespiratory FailureMuscle Spasms
AngerPain In ExtremityIschaemic HepatitisWeight Decreased
Cervicobrachial SyndromeCellulitisSeptic ShockMuscle Strain
Skin UlcerBone LesionMental Status ChangesDrug Ineffective
DyspepsiaBone DisorderRenal Failure AcuteInjury

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Reply

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    Reply

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Melatonin (melatonin) is often used to treat insomnia. 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.

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