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Related topic: Flexeril, Drowsiness

Review: could Flexeril cause Drowsiness?

Summary: Drowsiness could be caused by Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lyrica, and have Pain.

We study 14,401 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

Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,367 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Drowsiness

Drowsiness (latest reports from 491,780 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 14,399 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 452 people (3.14%) have Drowsiness. They amount to 0.09% of all the 491,370 people who have Drowsiness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drowsiness in Flexeril reports

Time on Flexeril when people have Drowsiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness35.00%30.00%5.00%5.00%10.00%15.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flexeril * :

FemaleMale
Drowsiness77.50%22.50%

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flexeril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness0.00%0.00%1.69%5.08%9.69%29.06%30.27%24.21%

Severity of Drowsiness when taking Flexeril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness6.67%40.00%46.67%6.67%

How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Drowsiness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (97 people, 21.46%)
  2. Depression (56 people, 12.39%)
  3. Anxiety (50 people, 11.06%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (46 people, 10.18%)
  5. Hypertension (38 people, 8.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (77 people, 17.04%)
  2. Neurontin (76 people, 16.81%)
  3. Lisinopril (74 people, 16.37%)
  4. Lasix (67 people, 14.82%)
  5. Oxycontin (66 people, 14.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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