Review: could Flexeril cause Restless legs syndrome?
We study 14,440 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 101 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,410 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 68,658 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 14,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 101 people (0.70%) have Restless Legs Syndrome. They amount to 0.15% of all the 68,639 people who have Restless Legs Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Flexeril when people have Restless legs syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless legs syndrome||14.29%||14.29%||0.00%||42.86%||14.29%||14.29%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Flexeril * :
|Restless legs syndrome||89.22%||10.78% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Flexeril * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.37%||3.37%||13.48%||46.07%||33.71% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Flexeril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||14.29%||57.14%||28.57%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (37 people, 36.63%)
- Muscle spasms (32 people, 31.68%)
- Restless legs syndrome (24 people, 23.76%)
- Depression (24 people, 23.76%)
- Upper respiratory tract infection (20 people, 19.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (44 people, 43.56%)
- Prilosec (32 people, 31.68%)
- Ativan (31 people, 30.69%)
- Coumadin (28 people, 27.72%)
- Celebrex (27 people, 26.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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