Review: could Soma cause High blood pressure?
We study 8,597 people who have side effects while taking Soma from FDA and social media. Among them, 670 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Soma (latest outcomes from 9,543 users) has active ingredients of carisoprodol. It is often used in muscle spasms.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,142,942 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 8,597 people reported to have side effects when taking Soma. Among them, 631 people (7.34%) have High Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,170,418 people who have High Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.
Time on Soma when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||6.67%||6.67%||6.67%||6.67%||33.33%||26.67%||13.33% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Soma * :
|High blood pressure||60.09%||39.91% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Soma * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.76%||8.45%||31.87%||34.15%||23.77% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Soma ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||60.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (140 people, 22.19%)
- Back pain (64 people, 10.14%)
- Depression (58 people, 9.19%)
- Anxiety (51 people, 8.08%)
- Muscle spasms (49 people, 7.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (219 people, 34.71%)
- Percocet (172 people, 27.26%)
- Xanax (147 people, 23.30%)
- Vicodin (141 people, 22.35%)
- Celebrex (115 people, 18.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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