Could Flexeril cause Seizure - from FDA reports


Summary

Seizure is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lyrica, and have Pain . We study 22,332 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA. Among them, 54 have Seizure. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure 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 24,872 users)

Seizure

Seizure (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) has been reported by people with seizures, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, depression, pain (latest reports from 26,074 Seizure patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

22,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 54 people (0.24%) have Seizure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Seizure?

Time on Flexeril when people have Seizure *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Seizure when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.45 %
  • 20-29: 9.68 %
  • 30-39: 12.9 %
  • 40-49: 25.81 %
  • 50-59: 25.81 %
  • 60+: 19.35 %

Severity of Seizure **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (12 people, 22.22%)
  • Atenolol. (9 people, 16.67%)
  • Xanax (8 people, 14.81%)
  • Vitamin D (8 people, 14.81%)
  • Gabapentin. (8 people, 14.81%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 14.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 11.11%)
  • Narcolepsy (6 people, 11.11%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 11.11%)
  • Epilepsy (4 people, 7.41%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (14 people, 25.93%)
  • Fall (12 people, 22.22%)
  • Memory Loss (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 14.81%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (7 people, 12.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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