Review: could Flexeril cause Hypothyroidism?
We study 14,442 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 134 have Hypothyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypothyroidism and more.
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Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,416 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 129,670 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 14,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 134 people (0.93%) have Hypothyroidism. They amount to 0.10% of all the 130,196 people who have Hypothyroidism on eHealthMe.
Time on Flexeril when people have Hypothyroidism * :
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Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Flexeril * :
Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Flexeril * :
Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Flexeril ** :
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How people recovered from Hypothyroidism ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (26 people, 19.40%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 12.69%)
- Muscle spasms (14 people, 10.45%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 8.96%)
- Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 8.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (44 people, 32.84%)
- Synthroid (43 people, 32.09%)
- Neurontin (39 people, 29.10%)
- Nexium (30 people, 22.39%)
- Vicodin (27 people, 20.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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