Flexeril and A-fib - from FDA reports


Summary

A-fib is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Flexeril. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,193 people who have side effects when taking Flexeril from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 23, 2017

24,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 338 people (1.4%) have A-fib


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause A-fib?

Time on Flexeril when people have A-fib *:

  • < 1 month: 62.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 59.94 %
  • male: 40.06 %

Age of people who have A-fib when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.71 %
  • 30-39: 2.49 %
  • 40-49: 4.27 %
  • 50-59: 21.71 %
  • 60+: 70.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (39 people, 11.54%)
  • Osteoporosis (26 people, 7.69%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (25 people, 7.40%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 6.80%)
  • Diabetes (13 people, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (128 people, 37.87%)
  • Coumadin (79 people, 23.37%)
  • Nexium (75 people, 22.19%)
  • Prilosec (73 people, 21.60%)
  • Digoxin (68 people, 20.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (103 people, 30.47%)
  • Pneumonia (94 people, 27.81%)
  • Chest Pain (94 people, 27.81%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (94 people, 27.81%)
  • Fatigue (89 people, 26.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have A-fib when taking Flexeril?

Flexeril

Flexeril has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Flexeril 26,613 users)

A-fib

A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 174,355 A-fib patients).

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