Review: could Flexeril cause A-fib?
This is a review of A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter) by studying 13,605 people who take Flexeril. We analyze: the time on Flexeril when people have A-fib, gender and age of these people, the severity of A-fib, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Flexeril. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,348 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms, back pain - low. Commonly reported side effects of Flexeril include pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated.
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) (latest reports from 370,388 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 13,581 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 247 people (1.82%) have A-fib.
Time on Flexeril when people have A-fib * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Flexeril * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Flexeril * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Flexeril ** :
How people recovered from A-fib ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (27 people, 10.93%)
- Osteoporosis (26 people, 10.53%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 9.72%)
- Atrial fibrillation (19 people, 7.69%)
- Anxiety (17 people, 6.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (114 people, 46.15%)
- Coumadin (81 people, 32.79%)
- Aspirin (79 people, 31.98%)
- Nexium (77 people, 31.17%)
- Digoxin (70 people, 28.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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