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Review: could Flexeril cause Hypothyroidism?

Summary: Hypothyroidism is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain.

We study 14,459 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

Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,437 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Trend of flexeril reports

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 129,604 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Hypothyroidism reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 14,455 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 134 people (0.93%) have Hypothyroidism.

Trend of Hypothyroidism in Flexeril reports

Time on Flexeril when people have Hypothyroidism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypothyroidism0.00%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%88.89%

Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Flexeril * :

FemaleMale
Hypothyroidism89.86%10.14%

Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Flexeril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypothyroidism0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.74%33.91%39.13%25.22%

Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Flexeril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypothyroidism0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hypothyroidism ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypothyroidism0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (26 people, 19.40%)
  2. Osteoporosis (17 people, 12.69%)
  3. Muscle spasms (14 people, 10.45%)
  4. Hypertension (12 people, 8.96%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 8.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (44 people, 32.84%)
  2. Synthroid (43 people, 32.09%)
  3. Neurontin (39 people, 29.10%)
  4. Nexium (30 people, 22.39%)
  5. Vicodin (27 people, 20.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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