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Review: Flexeril and Ritalin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flexeril and Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 251 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.

Trend of flexeril reports

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,193 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Trend of ritalin reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 251 people who take Flexeril, Ritalin are studied

Flexeril, Ritalin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride)
- Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Flexeril is effective14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Ritalin is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
55.56%
(5 of 9 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DehydrationInsomniaMigraine HemiplegicTonic SeizuresThinking SlowedDry MouthItchingFatigue
NauseaClonusDepressionInsomniaMemory ImpairmentDry ThroatHeadacheBack Pain
Actinic KeratosisVaginal InfectionInsomniaMigraine HemiplegicMenstrual DisorderDecreased AppetiteDiarrhoeaFall
Food PoisoningDepressionEczema ExacerbatedDecreased InterestMeniere's DiseaseDyspnoea
VomitingMood SwingsFatigueHypersomniaGastritisAnaemia
Sweating IncreasedTonic SeizuresBalance DisorderFood IntoleranceFeverConstipation
AngerDiarrhoeaCoughSwellingHeadache
FeverIrritable Bowel SyndromeNasal UlcerVomitingArthralgia
HeadacheSuicidal IdeationItchingMuscle CrampsWeight Decreased
DiarrhoeaDepression AggravatedHigh Blood PressureMajor DepressionHypoaesthesia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Flexeril is effective36.84%
(7 of 19 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
Ritalin is effective57.89%
(11 of 19 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
FatigueNausea
FallVomiting
Back PainFatigue
DyspnoeaAnaemia
HeadacheHyperhidrosis
ConstipationDyspnoea
TendernessFall
Weight DecreasedAsthenia
Vision BlurredBack Pain
AnaemiaCough

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flexeril is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
4.35%
(1 of 23 people)
7.14%
(2 of 28 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Ritalin is effectiven/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
40.00%
(4 of 10 people)
12.50%
(3 of 24 people)
10.71%
(3 of 28 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aPulmonary OedemaGlycosuriaInsomniaAnxietyFallBack Pain
Pulmonary CongestionExtrapyramidal DisorderDiabetes MellitusPainHeadacheTenderness
Cardiac ArrestDizzinessSuicidal IdeationAtelectasisFatigueArthralgia
Accidental DeathHyperglycaemiaSuicide AttemptHypotensionPainDyspnoea
Multiple Drug OverdosePostural Orthostatic Tachycardia SyndromeCondition AggravatedHead InjuryBack PainOsteoarthritis
Diabetic KetoacidosisType 2 Diabetes MellitusPneumoniaDepressionDizzinessFatigue
Hepatic SteatosisTremorPost-traumatic Stress DisorderInsomniaNauseaChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Congenital Ectodermal DysplasiaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedObesityDyspnoeaDiarrhoeaDeep Vein Thrombosis
Cardio-respiratory ArrestDiabetes MellitusDiabetic NeuropathyBack PainParaesthesiaAnaemia
Diabetes MellitusDeep Vein ThrombosisBipolar DisorderConstipationVision BlurredMusculoskeletal Chest Pain

* 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 narcolepsy. 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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