Review: could Robaxin cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Robaxin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Vioxx, and have Depression.
We study 2,475 people who have side effects while taking Robaxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 123 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Robaxin has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 2,909 Robaxin users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 2,475 people reported to have side effects when taking Robaxin. Among them, 123 people (4.97%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Robaxin 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||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Robaxin * :
|Weight gain||81.54%||18.46% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Robaxin * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.92%||9.17%||0.92%||7.34%||26.61%||37.61%||17.43% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Robaxin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
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 * :
- Depression (28 people, 22.76%)
- Pain (26 people, 21.14%)
- Anxiety (21 people, 17.07%)
- Fibromyalgia (17 people, 13.82%)
- Migraine (15 people, 12.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (35 people, 28.46%)
- Xanax (34 people, 27.64%)
- Protonix (26 people, 21.14%)
- Ambien (25 people, 20.33%)
- Zoloft (25 people, 20.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been on Zoloft (sertraline) for 19 years for chronic depression. When I first started taking Zoloft, it made a huge positive impact on my life. It was a miracle drug for me. I believe it saved my life.
Ten or so years ago it suddenly stopped working. My doctor had me try several other SSRIs-- Paxil, Prozac, Celexa. None worked. After a few months I went back on Zoloft and like magic it worked again.
Six or so years ago, I wanted to get off sertraline to see if I could live without it. I made the mistake of dropping it cold turkey and not consulting my doctor. I experienced the infamous "brain zaps," vivid and violent dreams, anxiety, anger, and depression. On the other hand, I had more energy, lost weight, slept great, and had increased libito/more satisfying sexual response. Still, my anxiety and anger were intense. My family rightfully became fed up with my unpredictable behavior and after several weeks I started taking the medication again. Life returned to normal.
Over the last several years I have experienced tinnitus, sexual dysfunction, weight gain, night sweats, and diarrhea. I am occasionally anxious or depressed, but nothing severe or unmanageable. The tinnitus has become particularly pronounced over the last several weeks. I am not certain that these symptoms are related to sertraline, but I would like to find out. I would like to stop taking sertraline once again. I know that I must taper off very slowly. I also plan to do so under the supervision of my general practitioner.
My questions are many. Has anyone else been on sertraline for as long as 19 years and successfully quit? Is there a drug that will help soften the sertraline withdrawal symptoms? Should I be unable to quit sertraline, are their other SSRIs that might have fewer side effects? Should I do this with my GP's help or should I seek the help of a psychiatrist?
Thanks in advance for your responses.
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