Review: could Skelaxin cause Withdrawal syndrome?
We study 5,152 people who have side effects while taking Skelaxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Skelaxin (latest outcomes from 5,817 users) has active ingredients of metaxalone. It is often used in back pain - low.
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,284 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 5,151 people reported to have side effects when taking Skelaxin. Among them, 20 people (0.39%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.04% of all the 55,980 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Skelaxin when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Skelaxin * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Skelaxin * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||55.56%||5.56%||27.78%||11.11% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Skelaxin ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (9 people, 45.00%)
- Hypertension (8 people, 40.00%)
- Joint injury (7 people, 35.00%)
- Nasal septum deviation (7 people, 35.00%)
- Pain (4 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metoprolol tartrate (10 people, 50.00%)
- Astelin (9 people, 45.00%)
- Darvocet (9 people, 45.00%)
- Diazepam (9 people, 45.00%)
- Nexium (9 people, 45.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (5 days ago):
vanessa on Jun, 24, 2014:
I want to warn others of valtrex withdrawal. I took it for a week and then two days later took one and had horrible back and neck pain. After that if I didn't take it I would get weakness in legs and burning and tingling all over and nervousness and horrible back pain. My blood pressure went high and heart rate high all from not taking it. I finally am getting better a few days now. I also had muscle spasms and severe insomnia and restless legs..it was unlike anything before. I do not drink or do drugs..I never thought an antiviral could do this. I want to give you encouragement that it shouldn't last long but go to doctor to get checked anyway.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I stopped taking all of these 48 hours ago and think I am experiencing withdrawal
From this study (4 months ago):
Although I drink plenty of water and sometimes Gatorade, I have severe redness under eyes (upper cheeks). I already have dark circles under eyes though this does not seem related. Redness started about 3 months ago and is unaffected by over the counter creams. I get plenty of sleep, 6-8 hours per night and do not have problems falling asleep.
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