Flexeril and Dystonia - from FDA reports


Summary

Dystonia is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Metoclopramide, and have Depression . We study 21,986 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA. Among them, 45 have Dystonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dystonia 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 24,901 users)

Dystonia

Dystonia (abnormal muscle tone) has been reported by people with indigestion, abdominal distension, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia (latest reports from 17,782 Dystonia patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

21,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 45 people (0.2%) have Dystonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Dystonia?

Gender of people who have Dystonia when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 92.86 %
  • male: 7.14 %

Age of people who have Dystonia when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 23.33 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 36.67 %
  • 50-59: 23.33 %
  • 60+: 10.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (6 people, 13.33%)
  • Headache (5 people, 11.11%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 8.89%)
  • Indigestion (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Birth Control (3 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metoclopramide (18 people, 40.00%)
  • Zofran (11 people, 24.44%)
  • Neurontin (11 people, 24.44%)
  • Vicodin (10 people, 22.22%)
  • Prozac (9 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tardive Dyskinesia (22 people, 48.89%)
  • Extrapyramidal Disorder (20 people, 44.44%)
  • Nausea (19 people, 42.22%)
  • Weakness (15 people, 33.33%)
  • Muscle Spasms (15 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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