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Review: could Flexeril cause Myxedema (Hypothyroidism)?
We study 14,442 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 (latest outcomes from 16,427 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Myxedema (severe hypothyroidism) (latest reports from 129,196 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, hypothyroidism, depression.
On Aug, 30, 2014: 14,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Flexeril. Among them, 134 people (0.93%) have Myxedema. They amount to 0.10% of all the 129,608 people who have Myxedema on eHealthMe.
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 ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
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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