Flexeril and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


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 Neurontin, and have Pain . We study 21,986 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA. Among them, 1,453 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 24,901 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,427 High blood pressure patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

21,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 1,453 people (6.61%) 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: 39.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.06 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

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

  • female: 72.64 %
  • male: 27.36 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.42 %
  • 20-29: 1.5 %
  • 30-39: 8.89 %
  • 40-49: 22.92 %
  • 50-59: 34.05 %
  • 60+: 32.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (281 people, 19.34%)
  • Muscle Spasms (151 people, 10.39%)
  • Depression (128 people, 8.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (126 people, 8.67%)
  • Osteoporosis (122 people, 8.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (316 people, 21.75%)
  • Vioxx (311 people, 21.40%)
  • Zometa (275 people, 18.93%)
  • Ambien (241 people, 16.59%)
  • Xanax (239 people, 16.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (521 people, 35.86%)
  • Pain (447 people, 30.76%)
  • Depression (429 people, 29.53%)
  • Back Pain (408 people, 28.08%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (366 people, 25.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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