Review: could Skelaxin cause Withdrawal Syndrome?


Summary

Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Skelaxin, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Astelin, and have Smoking cessation therapy . We study 6,499 people who have side effects while taking Skelaxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Skelaxin

Skelaxin has active ingredients of metaxalone. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Skelaxin 7,261 users)

Withdrawal Syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with irritability, fever, drug withdrawal syndrome, insomnia, drug dependence (latest reports from 13,189 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

6,499 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 *:

  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (9 people, 37.50%)
  • Hypertension (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%)
  • Rhinocort (9 people, 37.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (12 people, 50.00%)
  • Tremor (11 people, 45.83%)
  • Somnolence (11 people, 45.83%)
  • Nervousness (10 people, 41.67%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (10 people, 41.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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