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Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Anorexia?

Summary: Anorexia could be caused by Fibromyalgia, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Hormone replacement therapy, and take Cymbalta.

We study 17,052 people who have Fibromyalgia from FDA and social media. Among them, 47 have Anorexia. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 91,947 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Neurontin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride.

Anorexia

Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight) (latest reports from 152,062 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, pain, hepatitis c.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 17,043 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 47 (0.28%) have Anorexia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 152,061 people who have Anorexia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anorexia in fibromyalgia reports

Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Anorexia * :

FemaleMale
Anorexia91.38%8.62%

Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Anorexia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anorexia0.00%0.00%0.00%11.90%7.14%16.67%54.76%11.90%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anorexia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hormone replacement therapy (9 people, 19.15%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 17.02%)
  3. Anxiety (7 people, 14.89%)
  4. Neck pain (7 people, 14.89%)
  5. Hypersensitivity (6 people, 12.77%)
  6. Infection (6 people, 12.77%)
  7. Pain (6 people, 12.77%)
  8. Depression (5 people, 10.64%)
  9. Hypertension (5 people, 10.64%)
  10. Muscle spasms (5 people, 10.64%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Cymbalta (27 people, 57.45%)
  2. Fentanyl transdermal system (12 people, 25.53%)
  3. Lyrica (11 people, 23.40%)
  4. Soma (10 people, 21.28%)
  5. Synthroid (10 people, 21.28%)
  6. Estrace (7 people, 14.89%)
  7. Zyrtec (7 people, 14.89%)
  8. Premarin (7 people, 14.89%)
  9. Xanax (7 people, 14.89%)
  10. Norvasc (7 people, 14.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • took lyrica for 10 days had allergic reaction plus Bilateral swelling of legs and hands with severe buring pain and numb hands. Did not have before lyrica now just diagnosed with sjogrens. Could lyrica have caused this? Also developed bilateral carpal tunnel hands slowing coming back after stopping lyrica.

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