Review: could Flexeril cause Restless legs syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 13,605 people who take Flexeril. Among them, 99 have Restless legs syndrome. See who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,348 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms, back pain - low. Commonly reported side effects of Flexeril include pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 66,079 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 13,581 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 95 people (0.70%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
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||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||40.00%||20.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Flexeril * :
|Restless legs syndrome||89.58%||10.42% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Flexeril * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.61%||3.61%||9.64%||46.99%||36.14% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Flexeril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||20.00%||60.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (36 people, 37.89%)
- Muscle spasms (31 people, 32.63%)
- Depression (24 people, 25.26%)
- Restless legs syndrome (24 people, 25.26%)
- Upper respiratory tract infection (20 people, 21.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (42 people, 44.21%)
- Prilosec (32 people, 33.68%)
- Ativan (31 people, 32.63%)
- Coumadin (28 people, 29.47%)
- Aredia (27 people, 28.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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