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 Neurontin, and have Pain . We study 17,046 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 514 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness 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 18,602 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, insomnia, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 77,379 Drowsiness patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

17,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 514 people (3.02%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Drowsiness?

Time on Flexeril when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 44.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.34 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.34 %
  • 10+ years: 3.45 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 77.38 %
  • male: 22.62 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.43 %
  • 20-29: 4.99 %
  • 30-39: 10.69 %
  • 40-49: 27.55 %
  • 50-59: 30.88 %
  • 60+: 24.47 %

Severity if Drowsiness when taking Flexeril **:

  • least: 6.25 %
  • moderate: 37.5 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 6.25 %

How people recovered from Drowsiness **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (104 people)
  • Depression (63 people)
  • Anxiety (50 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (49 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (47 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (84 people)
  • Lyrica (81 people)
  • Lisinopril (76 people)
  • Lasix (72 people)
  • Ambien (66 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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