Could Flexeril cause Drowsiness - from FDA reports


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 22,332 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA. Among them, 650 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 24,872 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,684 Drowsiness patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

22,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 650 people (2.91%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Drowsiness?

Time on Flexeril when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 47.37 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.63 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.89 %
  • 10+ years: 7.89 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 77.36 %
  • male: 22.64 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.88 %
  • 20-29: 4.33 %
  • 30-39: 10.55 %
  • 40-49: 25.61 %
  • 50-59: 32.39 %
  • 60+: 25.24 %

Severity of Drowsiness **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (116 people, 17.85%)
  • Neurontin (98 people, 15.08%)
  • Lasix (86 people, 13.23%)
  • Ambien (80 people, 12.31%)
  • Lisinopril (79 people, 12.15%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Flexeril, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (144 people, 22.15%)
  • Depression (76 people, 11.69%)
  • Fibromyalgia (72 people, 11.08%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (68 people, 10.46%)
  • High Blood Pressure (57 people, 8.77%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (220 people, 33.85%)
  • Weakness (147 people, 22.62%)
  • Dizziness (145 people, 22.31%)
  • Pain (136 people, 20.92%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (132 people, 20.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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