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Review: could Flexeril cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
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 - 2 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain.
We study 14,459 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 577 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,437 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Weight gain (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 13, 2014: 14,455 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 577 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||14.29%||9.52%||14.29%||33.33%||14.29%||9.52%||4.76% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Flexeril * :
|Weight gain||81.15%||18.85% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Flexeril * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.39%||3.33%||17.06%||30.39%||32.75%||16.08% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Flexeril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||42.11%||36.84%||21.05% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||12.50%||87.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (96 people, 16.64%)
- Fibromyalgia (87 people, 15.08%)
- Depression (67 people, 11.61%)
- Anxiety (54 people, 9.36%)
- Muscle spasms (38 people, 6.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (126 people, 21.84%)
- Lyrica (109 people, 18.89%)
- Xanax (97 people, 16.81%)
- Cymbalta (87 people, 15.08%)
- Vicodin (81 people, 14.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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