Flexeril and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 21,986 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA. Among them, 807 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 24,901 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Feb, 10, 2017

21,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 807 people (3.67%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Weight gain?

Time on Flexeril when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 82.91 %
  • male: 17.09 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.47 %
  • 20-29: 3.88 %
  • 30-39: 13.95 %
  • 40-49: 29.77 %
  • 50-59: 32.56 %
  • 60+: 19.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (141 people, 17.47%)
  • Pain (139 people, 17.22%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (96 people, 11.90%)
  • Depression (93 people, 11.52%)
  • Muscle Spasms (59 people, 7.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (190 people, 23.54%)
  • Neurontin (139 people, 17.22%)
  • Xanax (125 people, 15.49%)
  • Cymbalta (125 people, 15.49%)
  • Percocet (103 people, 12.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (189 people, 23.42%)
  • Pain (171 people, 21.19%)
  • Nausea (165 people, 20.45%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (155 people, 19.21%)
  • Depression (146 people, 18.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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