Could Flexeril cause A-fib - from FDA reports
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 . We study 21,986 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA. Among them, 321 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Flexeril has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Flexeril 24,881 users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,451 A-fib patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
21,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 321 people (1.46%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 60.32 %
- male: 39.68 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Flexeril *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.75 %
- 30-39: 2.63 %
- 40-49: 4.14 %
- 50-59: 22.18 %
- 60+: 70.3 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (38 people, 11.84%)
- Osteoporosis (26 people, 8.10%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (24 people, 7.48%)
- Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 7.17%)
- Pain (20 people, 6.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (127 people, 39.56%)
- Coumadin (75 people, 23.36%)
- Nexium (74 people, 23.05%)
- Prilosec (72 people, 22.43%)
- Digoxin (68 people, 21.18%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (106 people, 33.02%)
- Stress And Anxiety (102 people, 31.78%)
- Chest Pain (93 people, 28.97%)
- Pneumonia (92 people, 28.66%)
- Breathing Difficulty (92 people, 28.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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