Review: could Flexeril cause Delirium?


Summary

Delirium 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 Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 14,404 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 76 have Delirium. Find out below who they are, when they have Delirium 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 16,144 users)

Delirium

Delirium (wild excitement) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, agitation, confusional state, respiratory depression (latest reports from 14,311 Delirium patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

14,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 76 people (0.53%) have Delirium


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Delirium?

Time on Flexeril when people have Delirium *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Delirium when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 54.79 %
  • male: 45.21 %

Age of people who have Delirium when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 28.07 %
  • 60+: 38.6 %

Severity if Delirium when taking Flexeril **:

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

How people recovered from Delirium **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (21 people)
  • Insomnia (17 people)
  • Depression (14 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (10 people)
  • Limb Discomfort (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (29 people)
  • Vicodin (23 people)
  • Lortab (22 people)
  • Ambien (21 people)
  • Neurontin (19 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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