Could Flexeril cause Agitation - from FDA reports


Summary

Agitation is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Pain . We study 22,332 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA. Among them, 313 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation and more.

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Flexeril

Flexeril has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Flexeril 24,872 users)

Agitation

Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, quit smoking (latest reports from 76,654 Agitation patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

22,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 313 people (1.4%) have Agitation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Agitation?

Time on Flexeril when people have Agitation *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 15.38 %

Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 67.43 %
  • male: 32.57 %

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.8 %
  • 20-29: 10.84 %
  • 30-39: 18.88 %
  • 40-49: 26.51 %
  • 50-59: 22.49 %
  • 60+: 20.48 %

Severity of Agitation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (80 people, 25.56%)
  • Oxycontin (68 people, 21.73%)
  • Percocet (55 people, 17.57%)
  • Ativan (52 people, 16.61%)
  • Ambien (50 people, 15.97%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Flexeril, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (79 people, 25.24%)
  • Depression (51 people, 16.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (43 people, 13.74%)
  • Quit Smoking (33 people, 10.54%)
  • Back Pain (24 people, 7.67%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (127 people, 40.58%)
  • Depression (126 people, 40.26%)
  • Insomnia (117 people, 37.38%)
  • Pain (81 people, 25.88%)
  • Headache (74 people, 23.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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