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Review: could Flexeril cause Myxedema (Hypothyroidism)?

Summary: Myxedema 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 14,477 people who have side effects while taking Flexeril from FDA and social media. Among them, 134 have Myxedema. Find out below who they are, when they have Myxedema and more.

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Flexeril

Flexeril has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 16,460 Flexeril users)

Myxedema

Myxedema (severe hypothyroidism) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, hypothyroidism, depression. (latest reports from 49,672 Myxedema patients)

On Mar, 4, 2015: 14,476 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 134 people (0.93%) have Myxedema.

Trend of Myxedema in Flexeril reports

Time on Flexeril when people have Myxedema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Myxedema0.00%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%88.89%

Gender of people who have Myxedema when taking Flexeril * :

FemaleMale
Myxedema89.86%10.14%

Age of people who have Myxedema when taking Flexeril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myxedema0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.74%33.91%39.13%25.22%

Severity of Myxedema when taking Flexeril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Myxedema0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Myxedema ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Myxedema0.00%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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