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Flexeril Diarrhoea Side Effects

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:
  • Gabapentin
  • Entocort Ec
  • Humira
  • Humira
  • Humira
  • Trazodone Hcl (At Bedtime)
  • Asacol (500mg 2 Tablets Three Times A Day)
  • Hydrocodone
When starting to take Flexeril the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Fistula
  • Sinusitis
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Diarrhoea
  • Injection Site Pain
  • Weight Decreased
  • Malaise
  • Ear Infection
These side effects may potentially be related to Flexeril.
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:
  • Cervicobrachial Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Pruritus
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Skin Discolouration
  • Pleurisy
. Flexeril dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Phenobarbital Tab
  • Neurontin
  • Calcitrol (calcitrol) (ergocalciferol, Retinol, Calcium Carbonate)
  • Calcium Sulfate (calcium)
  • Norvasc
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Benlysta (10mg/kg, 1 In 28 D, Intravenous Drip)
  • Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate
The patient was hospitalized.
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:
  • Flovent
  • Theragran-m
  • Peg-intron (Sc)
  • Peg-intron (Sc)
  • Ambroxol
  • Ribavirin (200 Mg;po)
  • Ribavirin (200 Mg;po)
  • Hydrodiuril
, and developed a serious reaction and a Diarrhoea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Oral Pain
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Wheezing
  • Obstructive Airways Disorder
  • Diarrhoea
  • Off Label Use
  • Swollen Tongue
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Flexeril treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Diarrhoea.

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:
  • Presyncope
  • Diarrhoea
  • Asthenia
  • Tremor
  • Palpitations
  • Malaise
  • Pain
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Baclofen
  • Celebrex (200 Mg, 3x/day)
  • Celebrex
  • Ranitidine (Unk)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Flexeril side effects, such as Diarrhoea.
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 and. Flexeril dosage: 10 Mg, Unk. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lactulose
  • Nexavar (200 Mg, Qd)
  • Nexavar (200 Mg, Bid)
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:
  • Abdominal Pain Lower
  • Diarrhoea
  • Weight Decreased
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Renal Cyst
  • Micturition Urgency
  • Dehydration
  • Dyspnoea
  • Vomiting
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Avapro
  • Toprol-xl
  • Lovastatin
  • Pepcid
  • Hydrochlorothiazid
  • Clonazepam
  • Sodium Phosphate Monobasic Monohydrate And Napo4 Dibasic Anhydrous (45 Ml;x1;po)
  • Sodium Phosphate Monobasic Monohydrate And Napo4 Dibasic Anhydrous (45 Ml;x1;po)
Although Flexeril demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Diarrhoea, may still occur.
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:
  • Plavix (75 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Lopid (600 Mg, 2/d)
  • Vitamin D (Unk, Weekly (1/w))
  • Hydromorphone Hcl
  • Byetta (5 Ug, Daily (1/d))
  • Imitrex
  • Avandia
  • Toprol-xl (100 Mg, Daily (1/d))
The patient was hospitalized.
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:
  • Vicodin
  • Ultram
  • Cymbalta
  • Humira
  • Librium
  • Verapamil
  • Aldactone
When commencing Flexeril, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Incorrect Dose Administered
  • Blood Potassium Decreased
  • Diarrhoea
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Diarrhoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS, refer to terms of use for additional information.

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.

Who gets 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 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.

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.
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