Flexeril and A-fib - from FDA reports
A-fib is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Flexeril. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,193 people who have side effects when taking Flexeril from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 22, 2017
24,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 338 people (1.4%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Flexeril when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 62.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Flexeril *:
- female: 59.94 %
- male: 40.06 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Flexeril *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.71 %
- 30-39: 2.49 %
- 40-49: 4.27 %
- 50-59: 21.71 %
- 60+: 70.82 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (39 people, 11.54%)
- Osteoporosis (26 people, 7.69%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (25 people, 7.40%)
- Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 6.80%)
- Pain (22 people, 6.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (128 people, 37.87%)
- Coumadin (79 people, 23.37%)
- Nexium (75 people, 22.19%)
- Prilosec (73 people, 21.60%)
- Digoxin (68 people, 20.12%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (108 people, 31.95%)
- Stress And Anxiety (103 people, 30.47%)
- Pneumonia (94 people, 27.81%)
- Chest Pain (94 people, 27.81%)
- Breathing Difficulty (94 people, 27.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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