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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 14,482 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,169 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 16,463 Flexeril users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 330,147 High blood pressure patients)

On May, 13, 2015: 14,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 1,169 people (8.07%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Flexeril reports

Time on Flexeril when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure44.00%12.00%8.00%16.00%12.00%0.00%8.00%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Flexeril * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure71.65%28.35%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Flexeril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%0.37%1.11%10.09%23.24%33.70%31.48%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Flexeril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure0.00%90.00%10.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%37.50%62.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (232 people, 19.85%)
  2. Hypertension (119 people, 10.18%)
  3. Osteoporosis (118 people, 10.09%)
  4. Muscle spasms (108 people, 9.24%)
  5. Anxiety (99 people, 8.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (346 people, 29.60%)
  2. Neurontin (292 people, 24.98%)
  3. Zometa (246 people, 21.04%)
  4. Vicodin (244 people, 20.87%)
  5. Ambien (209 people, 17.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • coolaero on Feb, 7, 2015:

    there wont be side effect other that DEATH

    Reply

    peanuts on Mar, 31, 2010:

    my friend is suffering from rhumatory arthertis.and is currenty taking cocaine. oxy cotin,prestine, wellbutrim, predisone 10mg what side effects should she expect ?????

    Reply

    mtntexas on May, 11, 2013:

    Just ask John Belushi

    Reply

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