Review: could Flexeril cause Myxedema?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 13,605 people who take Flexeril. Among them, 134 have Myxedema. See who they are, when they have Myxedema and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,348 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms, back pain - low. Commonly reported side effects of Flexeril include pain exacerbated, pain, acupuncture and pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated.
Myxedema (severe hypothyroidism) (latest reports from 126,271 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 13,605 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 134 people (0.98%) have Myxedema. They amount to 0.11% of all the 126,115 people who have Myxedema.
Time on Flexeril when people have Myxedema * :
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Gender of people who have Myxedema when taking Flexeril * :
Age of people who have Myxedema when taking Flexeril * :
Severity of Myxedema when taking Flexeril ** :
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How people recovered from Myxedema ** :
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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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