Review: could Flexeril cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure 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 Vioxx, and have Pain . We study 17,048 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,265 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure 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)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 369,739 High blood pressure patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

17,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 1,265 people (7.42%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause High blood pressure?

Time on Flexeril when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 40.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 72.02 %
  • male: 27.98 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.56 %
  • 20-29: 1.58 %
  • 30-39: 9.28 %
  • 40-49: 23.47 %
  • 50-59: 34.51 %
  • 60+: 30.52 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Flexeril **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 83.33 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 40 %
  • not yet: 60 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (245 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (123 people)
  • Hypertension (119 people)
  • Osteoporosis (116 people)
  • Anxiety (111 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (307 people)
  • Neurontin (293 people)
  • Zometa (267 people)
  • Vicodin (229 people)
  • Ambien (221 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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