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Flexeril

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6.7  Effectiveness
4.4  Side Effects
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RateADrug users have reported 4 Flexeril side effects and 2 Flexeril benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Flexeril, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 3.8% 3.8% 88.5% 3.8% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 7.7% 80.8% 7.7% 3.8%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 3.7% 92.6% 3.7% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 7.7% 76.9% 7.7% 7.7%
Digestion 0% 3.7% 92.6% 3.7% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 3.8% 96.2% 0% 0%
Energy 3.7% 14.8% 59.3% 14.8% 7.4%
Eyesight 0% 3.8% 92.3% 3.8% 0%
Memory 0% 7.7% 92.3% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 3.8% 96.2% 0% 0%
Pain 3.8% 11.5% 50% 19.2% 15.4%
Patience 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 96.2% 0% 3.8%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sleep 3.7% 18.5% 51.9% 14.8% 11.1%
Stress Level 0% 7.7% 88.5% 3.8% 0%
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Commonly Reported Flexeril Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 96% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Anxiety 85.7% 0% 14.3% 0% 0%
Bleeding 85.7% 7.1% 7.1% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 85.7% 0% 14.3% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 92.9% 0% 0% 0% 7.1%
Cold Symptoms 85.7% 0% 14.3% 0% 0%
Confusion 85.7% 0% 14.3% 0% 0%
Constipation 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 76% 12% 8% 4% 0%
Drowsiness 50% 6.2% 31.2% 6.2% 6.2%
Dry Mouth 75% 8.3% 16.7% 0% 0%
Fatigue 69.2% 11.5% 11.5% 3.8% 3.8%
Fever 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 92% 0% 4% 4% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 85.7% 0% 0% 14.3% 0%
Lethargy 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle Spasms 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 88% 4% 8% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 85.7% 0% 14.3% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Flexeril Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Addiction 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Back Pain 90% 0% 0% 10% 0%
Blurred Vision 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Discolored Urine 92.9% 0% 0% 7.1% 0%
Eye / Vision Problems 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
Increased Urination 90% 0% 0% 10% 0%
Lethargy 66.7% 0% 0% 33.3% 0%
Muscle Cramping 80% 10% 10% 0% 0%
Numbing Sensation 85.7% 7.1% 7.1% 0% 0%
Redness 92.9% 7.1% 0% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 92.9% 0% 7.1% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Sweating 92.9% 0% 0% 0% 7.1%
Tremors 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Flexeril
Since taking Flexeril Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 2.6%
Fall 2.6%
Hospitalization 2.6%
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User Comments about Flexeril
25 Nov 2011 Flexeril is a life saver when my back goes out, loosens up all muscles for quick rehab.
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13 Oct 2011 flexiril has a relief to my pain
   —Posted by Anonymous
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11 Oct 2010 flexeril helps moderately with my pain but, the drowsiness in the morning when you wake up is horrible. It takes awhile to get focused.
   —Posted by teka g.
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06 Aug 2010 I would not take it again, it landed me in the hospital and was an overall scary experience.
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26 Jul 2010 I took 5mg during the day, and doubled up and took 10mg at bedtime since the higher dose caused increase drowsiness.
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