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Review: could Flexeril cause Crohn's disease?

Summary: Crohn's disease is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, also take medication Accutane, and have Pain.

We study 14,470 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 90 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.

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Flexeril

Flexeril has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 16,452 Flexeril users)

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 75,759 Crohn's disease patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 14,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 93 people (0.64%) have Crohn's Disease.

Trend of Crohn's disease in Flexeril reports

Time on Flexeril when people have Crohn's disease * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Flexeril * :

FemaleMale
Crohn's disease47.87%52.13%

Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Flexeril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Crohn's disease0.00%0.00%27.85%22.78%3.80%17.72%8.86%18.99%

Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Flexeril ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (31 people, 33.33%)
  2. Crohn's disease (22 people, 23.66%)
  3. Acne (14 people, 15.05%)
  4. Anxiety (12 people, 12.90%)
  5. Diarrhoea (11 people, 11.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Accutane (34 people, 36.56%)
  2. Prednisone (21 people, 22.58%)
  3. Tagamet (20 people, 21.51%)
  4. Lortab (18 people, 19.35%)
  5. Neurontin (16 people, 17.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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