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 . We study 6,558 people who have side effects while taking Skelaxin from FDA. Among them, 24 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Withdrawal Syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, back pain, muscle spasticity (latest reports from 13,481 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

6,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Skelaxin.
Among them, 24 people (0.37%) 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: 45.45 %
  • male: 54.55 %

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: 50 %
  • 40-49: 5 %
  • 50-59: 30 %
  • 60+: 15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Quit Smoking (9 people, 37.50%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 33.33%)
  • Nasal Septum Deviation (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Joint Injury (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Pain (5 people, 20.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (10 people, 41.67%)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (10 people, 41.67%)
  • Diazepam (10 people, 41.67%)
  • Astelin (10 people, 41.67%)
  • Chantix (9 people, 37.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (12 people, 50.00%)
  • Tremor (11 people, 45.83%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 45.83%)
  • Drowsiness (11 people, 45.83%)
  • Diabetes (10 people, 41.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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