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Review: could Tizanidine hydrochloride cause Depression?

Summary: Depression is found among people who take Tizanidine hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 1,197 people who have side effects while taking Tizanidine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Tizanidine hydrochloride

Tizanidine hydrochloride has active ingredients of tizanidine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 1,543 Tizanidine hydrochloride users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 276,944 Depression patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 1,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride. Among them, 48 people (4.03%) have Depression.

Trend of Depression in Tizanidine hydrochloride reports

Time on Tizanidine hydrochloride when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression0.00%40.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Depression58.70%41.30%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%5.00%17.50%65.00%2.50%

Severity of Depression when taking Tizanidine hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression0.00%80.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (8 people, 16.67%)
  2. Depression (6 people, 12.50%)
  3. Muscle spasms (6 people, 12.50%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (5 people, 10.42%)
  5. Pain (4 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabapentin (13 people, 27.08%)
  2. Lisinopril (10 people, 20.83%)
  3. Atenolol (9 people, 18.75%)
  4. Zofran (9 people, 18.75%)
  5. Baclofen (8 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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