Flexeril Diarrhoea Side Effect Reports
The following Flexeril Diarrhoea side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Diarrhoea, can occur, and what you can do about them.
A side effect could appear soon after you start Flexeril or it might take time to develop.
|Fistula, Sinusitis, Intestinal Obstruction, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Diarrhoea, Injection Site Pain, Weight Decreased, Malaise, Ear Infection|
This Diarrhoea side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 41-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: myalgia,crohn's disease. The patient was prescribed Flexeril (dosage: NA), which was started on Mar 30, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
|Cervicobrachial Syndrome, Nausea, Blood Pressure Increased, Oedema Peripheral, Pruritus, Diarrhoea, Headache, Skin Discolouration, Pleurisy|
This Diarrhoea Flexeril side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jan 12, 2012. A Female , 44 years of age, weighting 230.0 lb, was treated with Flexeril. The patient presented the following health conditions:
|Abdominal Discomfort, Oral Pain, Lymphadenopathy, Wheezing, Obstructive Airways Disorder, Diarrhoea, Off Label Use, Swollen Tongue|
This is a Flexeril side effect report of a 55-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Flexeril (dosage:NA, start time: Oct 10, 2011), combined with:
|Presyncope, Diarrhoea, Asthenia, Tremor, Palpitations, Malaise, Pain|
A female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Flexeril treatment (dosage: NA) on Sep 16, 2011. Soon after starting Flexeril treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
|Speech Disorder, Respiratory Distress, Decreased Appetite, Muscular Weakness, Sialoadenitis, Diarrhoea, Chronic Hepatic Failure|
A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Flexeril on Sep 20, 2011. Patient felt the following Flexeril side effects: speech disorder, respiratory distress, decreased appetite, muscular weakness, sialoadenitis, diarrhoea, chronic hepatic failure Additional patient health information: Female , 60 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with
|Abdominal Pain Lower, Diarrhoea, Weight Decreased, Renal Failure Acute, Renal Cyst, Micturition Urgency, Dehydration, Dyspnoea, Vomiting|
This report suggests a potential Flexeril Diarrhoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 53-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Flexeril (dosage: NA) starting Jun 07, 2006. Soon after starting Flexeril the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
|Hepatosplenomegaly, Pancreatitis, Nausea, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Pleural Effusion, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Distension, Vomiting, Hepatic Steatosis|
An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jun 15, 2011 by a Female taking Flexeril (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 166.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Flexeril side effects: hepatosplenomegaly, pancreatitis, nausea, polymyalgia rheumatica, pleural effusion, diarrhoea, abdominal distension, vomiting, hepatic steatosis. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
|Incorrect Dose Administered, Blood Potassium Decreased, Diarrhoea|
This Diarrhoea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): pain.On Oct 01, 2010 a consumer started treatment with Flexeril (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
Flexeril Diarrhoea Causes and Reviews
What is diarrhea?
Diarrhea is loose, watery stools (bowel movements). You have diarrhea if you have loose stools three or more times in one day. Acute diarrhea is diarrhea that lasts a short time. It is a common problem. It usually lasts about one or two days, but it may last longer. Then it goes away on its own.
Diarrhea lasting more than a few days may be a sign of a more serious problem. Chronic diarrhea -- diarrhea that lasts at least four weeks -- can be a symptom of a chronic disease. Chronic diarrhea symptoms may be continual, or they may come and go.What causes diarrhea?
The most common causes of diarrhea include
- Bacteria from contaminated food or water
- Viruses such as the flu, norovirus, or rotavirus . Rotavirus is the most common cause of acute diarrhea in children.
- Parasites, which are tiny organisms found in contaminated food or water
- Medicines such as antibiotics, cancer drugs, and antacids that contain magnesium
- Food intolerances and sensitivities, which are problems digesting certain ingredients or foods. An example is lactose intolerance.
- Diseases that affect the stomach, small intestine, or colon, such as Crohn's disease
- Problems with how the colon functions, such as irritable bowel syndrome
Some people also get diarrhea after stomach surgery, because sometimes the surgeries can cause food to move through your digestive system more quickly.
Sometimes no cause can be found. If your diarrhea goes away within a few days, finding the cause is usually not necessary.Who is at risk for diarrhea?
People of all ages can get diarrhea. On average, adults In the United States have acute diarrhea once a year. Young children have it an average of twice a year.
People who visit developing countries are at risk for traveler's diarrhea. It is caused by consuming contaminated food or water.What other symptoms might I have with diarrhea?
Other possible symptoms of diarrhea include
- Cramps or pain in the abdomen
- An urgent need to use the bathroom
- Loss of bowel control
If a virus or bacteria is the cause of your diarrhea, you may also have a fever, chills, and bloody stools.
Diarrhea can cause dehydration, which means that your body does not have enough fluid to work properly. Dehydration can be serious, especially for children, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems.When should I see a doctor for diarrhea?
Although it is usually not harmful, diarrhea can become dangerous or signal a more serious problem. Contact your health care provider if you have
- Signs of dehydration
- Diarrhea for more than 2 days, if you are an adult. For children, contact the provider if it lasts more than 24 hours.
- Severe pain in your abdomen or rectum (for adults)
- A fever of 102 degrees or higher
- Stools containing blood or pus
- Stools that are black and tarry
If children have diarrhea, parents or caregivers should not hesitate to call a health care provider. Diarrhea can be especially dangerous in newborns and infants.How is the cause of diarrhea diagnosed?
To find the cause of diarrhea, your health care provider may
- Do a physical exam
- Ask about any medicines you are taking
- Test your stool or blood to look for bacteria, parasites, or other signs of disease or infection
- Ask you to stop eating certain foods to see whether your diarrhea goes away
If you have chronic diarrhea, your health care provider may perform other tests to look for signs of disease.What are the treatments for diarrhea?
Diarrhea is treated by replacing lost fluids and electrolytes to prevent dehydration. Depending on the cause of the problem, you may need medicines to stop the diarrhea or treat an infection.
Adults with diarrhea should drink water, fruit juices, sports drinks, sodas without caffeine, and salty broths. As your symptoms improve, you can eat soft, bland food.
Children with diarrhea should be given oral rehydration solutions to replace lost fluids and electrolytes.Can diarrhea be prevented?
Two types of diarrhea can be prevented - rotavirus diarrhea and traveler's diarrhea. There are vaccines for rotavirus. They are given to babies in two or three doses.
You can help prevent traveler's diarrhea by being careful about what you eat and drink when you are in developing countries:
- Use only bottled or purified water for drinking, making ice cubes, and brushing your teeth
- If you do use tap water, boil it or use iodine tablets
- Make sure that the cooked food you eat is fully cooked and served hot
- Avoid unwashed or unpeeled raw fruits and vegetables
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Flexeril Diarrhoea Reviews
|Sat, 09 Jan 2010|
|My mother, 87, was given Flexeril for a tight shoulder muscle. After 7 pills is having hallucinations. Mentally sharp otherwise. Last pill was on 12/29/2009. How long can we expect these? She is an invalid.|
|Wed, 31 Mar 2010|
|anxiety, anger, and exhaustion|
|Mon, 18 Apr 2011|
|I was taking Flexeril after I was diagnosed with a rib contusion following heavy lifting. I am taking Lexapro, Adderall and Trazadone already for A.D.D. depression and sleep deprivation. The Flexeril made me extremely tired, irritable, so much so that after a 24 hour period, I was nearly suicidal, possibly homicidal. I threw the medication away after reoccuring this feeling several times.|