Zanaflex and Suicide attempt - from FDA reports
Suicide attempt is found among people who take Zanaflex, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain . We study 9,565 people who have side effects while taking Zanaflex from FDA. Among them, 95 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt and more.
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Zanaflex has active ingredients of tizanidine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Zanaflex 10,446 users)
Suicide attempt has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, suicide attempt, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 42,340 Suicide attempt patients).
On Feb, 15, 2017
9,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Zanaflex.
Among them, 95 people (0.99%) have Suicide Attempt
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Zanaflex when people have Suicide Attempt *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 25 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 25 %
Gender of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Zanaflex *:
- female: 56.99 %
- male: 43.01 %
Age of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Zanaflex *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 7.14 %
- 30-39: 20.0 %
- 40-49: 50.0 %
- 50-59: 21.43 %
- 60+: 1.43 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (24 people, 25.26%)
- Depression (20 people, 21.05%)
- Stress And Anxiety (16 people, 16.84%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (14 people, 14.74%)
- Quit Smoking (8 people, 8.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (37 people, 38.95%)
- Oxycontin (27 people, 28.42%)
- Paxil (23 people, 24.21%)
- Klonopin (23 people, 24.21%)
- Flexeril (22 people, 23.16%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (52 people, 54.74%)
- Suicidal Ideation (35 people, 36.84%)
- Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 28.42%)
- Intentional Overdose (25 people, 26.32%)
- Fatigue (24 people, 25.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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