Review: could Flexeril cause Water retention?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
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, 77 have Water retention. See who they are, when they have Water retention 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.
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 87,117 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 13,581 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 77 people (0.57%) have Water Retention.
Time on Flexeril when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Flexeril * :
|Water retention||93.42%||6.58% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Flexeril * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.61%||22.73%||28.79%||37.88% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Flexeril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (13 people, 16.88%)
- Fibromyalgia (9 people, 11.69%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 11.69%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (9 people, 11.69%)
- Diabetes mellitus (8 people, 10.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (17 people, 22.08%)
- Vicodin (17 people, 22.08%)
- Synthroid (16 people, 20.78%)
- Folic acid (14 people, 18.18%)
- Ultram (14 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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