Review: could Flexeril cause Drowsiness?
Summary: Drowsiness is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Pain. We study 14,482 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 452 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.
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Flexeril has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 16,463 Flexeril users)
Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,950 Drowsiness patients)
On May, 7, 2015: 14,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 452 people (3.12%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Flexeril when people have Drowsiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flexeril * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flexeril * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Flexeril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (97 people, 21.46%)
- Depression (56 people, 12.39%)
- Anxiety (50 people, 11.06%)
- Fibromyalgia (46 people, 10.18%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 8.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (77 people, 17.04%)
- Neurontin (76 people, 16.81%)
- Lisinopril (74 people, 16.37%)
- Lasix (67 people, 14.82%)
- Oxycontin (66 people, 14.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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