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Review: could Flexeril cause Agitation?

We study 14,442 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 257 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation and more.

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Flexeril

Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,416 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Agitation

Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) (latest reports from 314,593 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 14,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 256 people (1.77%) have Agitation. They amount to 0.08% of all the 312,856 people who have Agitation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Agitation in Flexeril reports

Time on Flexeril when people have Agitation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Agitation54.55%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%18.18%18.18%

Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Flexeril * :

FemaleMale
Agitation65.93%34.07%

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Flexeril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Agitation0.00%0.00%0.88%11.84%23.25%27.63%17.98%18.42%

Severity of Agitation when taking Flexeril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Agitation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Agitation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Agitation100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (72 people, 28.12%)
  2. Depression (50 people, 19.53%)
  3. Anxiety (32 people, 12.50%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (31 people, 12.11%)
  5. Back pain (20 people, 7.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (78 people, 30.47%)
  2. Xanax (74 people, 28.91%)
  3. Percocet (55 people, 21.48%)
  4. Ativan (54 people, 21.09%)
  5. Neurontin (52 people, 20.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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