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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 14,482 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 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 16,463 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 75,790 Crohn's disease patients)

On May, 18, 2015: 14,480 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 * :

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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 ** :

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How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :

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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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • cFuller63 on Apr, 1, 2015:

    I am a 51 female suffering from severe pain due to C5-6 bulge with referred pain in shoulder, arm and shoulder blade. Dr wrote script for Norco, and Flexeril at first I had no problems with the Norco 3 x day and Flexeril at bedtime, but then it was suggested that I take the Flex, 3 x day - I started experiencing, increase in muscle spasms, dizziness, disoriented, short of breath, uneasiness, anxiety, panic, blurred vision, tremors. Then because of the side effects, the Dr suggested Zoloft for panic and anxiety, even though I was sure it was related to the medicine. The panic was over powering, disoriented, breathing issues, out of it feelings,tingling, numbness, constipated, this is awful.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Took these two drugs together, doxaosin for the prostate, and cyclobenzaprine for muscle strain. I feel weak, dizzy and now I have low blood pressure lowest with several readings is 74/55 , pulse 112. If I get up from my chair I am light headed and I feel hot..

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