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Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Anorexia?

We study 17,283 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 (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 93,052 patients) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Tramadol Hydrochloride.


Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight) (latest reports from 152,908 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, pain, hepatitis c.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 17,242 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 47 (0.27%) have Anorexia.

Trend of Anorexia in fibromyalgia reports

Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Anorexia * :


Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Anorexia * :


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

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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