Review: could Flexeril cause Completed Suicide?


Summary

Completed suicide is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 17,048 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide 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 19,420 users)

Completed Suicide

Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with breathing - slowed or stopped, death, drug toxicity, intentional overdose, hypotension (latest reports from 44,223 Completed suicide patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

17,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 87 people (0.51%) have Completed Suicide


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Completed suicide?

Time on Flexeril when people have Completed Suicide *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 69.51 %
  • male: 30.49 %

Age of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.86 %
  • 20-29: 15.71 %
  • 30-39: 37.14 %
  • 40-49: 18.57 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 5.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (17 people)
  • Pain (15 people)
  • Osteoarthritis (4 people)
  • Back Pain (4 people)
  • Asthma (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (23 people)
  • Ambien (14 people)
  • Lortab (13 people)
  • Lexapro (12 people)
  • Elavil (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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