Review: Flexeril and Ritalin drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Flexeril and Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 201 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,348 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,097 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in narcolepsy.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 201 people who reported to have interactions when taking Flexeril, Ritalin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride)
- Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Flexeril, Ritalin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||92|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||70|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||54|
|Headache (pain in head)||39|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||39|
|Tenderness (pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched)||34|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Flexeril, Ritalin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Migraine Hemiplegic (headache with half body weakness)||1|
|Excessive Bronchial Secretion||1|
|Tonic Seizures (all the muscles to suddenly become stiff)||1|
|Dry Eyes Aggravated (lack of adequate tears)||1|
|Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone
- Muscle spasms
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methylphenidate hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
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, 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:
- Ritalin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Flexeril alternatives:
- Ritalin alternatives:
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