Review: Weight gain in Flexeril
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 23, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain (Weight increased) by studying 13,528 people who take Flexeril. We analyze: the time on Flexeril when people have Weight gain, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Flexeril. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Flexeril (latest outcomes) 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 prophylaxis, pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety nec.
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 13,511 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 539 people (3.99%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Flexeril when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||17.65%||11.76%||17.65%||29.41%||11.76%||5.88%||5.88% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Flexeril * :
|Weight gain||81.24%||18.76% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Flexeril * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.42%||3.60%||16.53%||30.72%||32.84%||15.89% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Flexeril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (92 people, 17.07%)
- Fibromyalgia (84 people, 15.58%)
- Depression (65 people, 12.06%)
- Anxiety (51 people, 9.46%)
- Muscle spasms (36 people, 6.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (126 people, 23.38%)
- Lyrica (105 people, 19.48%)
- Xanax (95 people, 17.63%)
- Cymbalta (85 people, 15.77%)
- Vicodin (80 people, 14.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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