Flexeril and Low thyroid - from FDA reports


Summary

Low thyroid is found among people who take Flexeril, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Pain . We study 21,986 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA. Among them, 182 have Low thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Low thyroid and more.

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Flexeril

Flexeril has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Flexeril 24,906 users)

Low Thyroid

Low thyroid (abnormally low thyroid hormone production) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, hypothyroidism, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression (latest reports from 77,483 Low thyroid patients).

On Feb, 20, 2017

21,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril.
Among them, 182 people (0.83%) have Low Thyroid


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flexeril cause Low thyroid?

Time on Flexeril when people have Low Thyroid *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 80 %

Gender of people who have Low Thyroid when taking Flexeril *:

  • female: 87.22 %
  • male: 12.78 %

Age of people who have Low Thyroid when taking Flexeril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.42 %
  • 30-39: 2.84 %
  • 40-49: 31.91 %
  • 50-59: 39.01 %
  • 60+: 24.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (35 people, 19.23%)
  • Muscle Spasms (25 people, 13.74%)
  • Osteoporosis (19 people, 10.44%)
  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 9.34%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (66 people, 36.26%)
  • Neurontin (51 people, 28.02%)
  • Vioxx (43 people, 23.63%)
  • Nexium (42 people, 23.08%)
  • Lasix (37 people, 20.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (57 people, 31.32%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (56 people, 30.77%)
  • High Blood Pressure (53 people, 29.12%)
  • Osteoarthritis (49 people, 26.92%)
  • Chest Pain (49 people, 26.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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