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Review: could Flexeril cause Low thyroid (Hypothyroidism)?
Summary: Low thyroid 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 Low thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Low thyroid and more.
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Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,437 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Low thyroid (abnormally low thyroid hormone production) (latest reports from 129,604 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, hypothyroidism, depression.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 14,455 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 134 people (0.93%) have Low Thyroid.
Time on Flexeril when people have Low thyroid * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low thyroid||0.00%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||88.89% |
Gender of people who have Low thyroid when taking Flexeril * :
|Low thyroid||89.86%||10.14% |
Age of people who have Low thyroid when taking Flexeril * :
|Low thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.74%||33.91%||39.13%||25.22% |
Severity of Low thyroid when taking Flexeril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Low thyroid||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Low thyroid ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Low thyroid||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
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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