Flexeril and Dystonia - from FDA reports


Dystonia is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Metoclopramide, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Dystonia 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, 21, 2017

24,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 45 people (0.19%) have Dystonia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Dystonia?

Gender of people who have Dystonia when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 92.86 %
  • male: 7.14 %

Age of people who have Dystonia when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 23.33 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 36.67 %
  • 50-59: 23.33 %
  • 60+: 10.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (6 people, 13.33%)
  • Headache (5 people, 11.11%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 8.89%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 8.89%)
  • Indigestion (3 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metoclopramide (18 people, 40.00%)
  • Zofran (11 people, 24.44%)
  • Neurontin (11 people, 24.44%)
  • Vicodin (10 people, 22.22%)
  • Ultram (9 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tardive Dyskinesia (22 people, 48.89%)
  • Extrapyramidal Disorder (20 people, 44.44%)
  • Nausea (19 people, 42.22%)
  • Weakness (15 people, 33.33%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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