Skelaxin and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Skelaxin, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Astelin, and have Quit smoking. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Skelaxin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,900 people who have side effects when taking Skelaxin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 09, 2017

6,900 people reported to have side effects when taking Skelaxin.
Among them, 25 people (0.36%) have Withdrawal Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Skelaxin cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Skelaxin *:

  • female: 47.83 %
  • male: 52.17 %

Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Skelaxin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 52.38 %
  • 40-49: 4.76 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 14.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Quit Smoking (9 people, 36.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 32.00%)
  • Nasal Septum Deviation (7 people, 28.00%)
  • Joint Injury (7 people, 28.00%)
  • Pain (6 people, 24.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (10 people, 40.00%)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (10 people, 40.00%)
  • Diazepam (10 people, 40.00%)
  • Astelin (10 people, 40.00%)
  • Chantix (9 people, 36.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (12 people, 48.00%)
  • Tremor (11 people, 44.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 44.00%)
  • Drowsiness (11 people, 44.00%)
  • Depression (10 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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