Flexeril and Water retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Water retention is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 21,986 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA. Among them, 122 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention 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 24,906 users)

Water Retention

Water retention has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,420 Water retention patients).

On Feb, 25, 2017

21,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 122 people (0.55%) have Water Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Water retention?

Time on Flexeril when people have Water Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 90.83 %
  • male: 9.17 %

Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.82 %
  • 40-49: 21.57 %
  • 50-59: 31.37 %
  • 60+: 38.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (20 people, 16.39%)
  • Fibromyalgia (20 people, 16.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 12.30%)
  • Depression (14 people, 11.48%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people, 10.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (35 people, 28.69%)
  • Synthroid (22 people, 18.03%)
  • Neurontin (22 people, 18.03%)
  • Vicodin (20 people, 16.39%)
  • Lyrica (19 people, 15.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (32 people, 26.23%)
  • Nausea (31 people, 25.41%)
  • Pain (30 people, 24.59%)
  • Fatigue (30 people, 24.59%)
  • Pain In Extremity (29 people, 23.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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