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What could cause Edema, Pain In Limb for a 52-year old woman?

Summary: 277 female patients aged 52 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 52 year old female patient who has Fibromyalgia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,552 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Demerol (latest outcomes from 4,936 users) has active ingredients of meperidine hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Soma (latest outcomes from 9,564 users) has active ingredients of carisoprodol. It is often used in muscle spasms.

What are the conditions

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 24,072 patients) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Neurontin.

What are the symptoms

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 21,478 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

Pain In Limb (latest reports from 11,558 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, hyperlipidaemia, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure.

On Nov, 22, 2014: 277 females aged 51 (±5) who take Lyrica, Demerol, Soma are studied

Lyrica, Demerol, Soma outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 51

Gender: female

Conditions: Fibromyalgia

Drugs taking:
- Lyrica (pregabalin): used for 1 - 2 years
- Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride): used for 1 - 2 years
- Soma (carisoprodol): used for 1 - 2 years

Drug interactions have: moderate edema, severe pain in limb

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body)27 (9.75% of females aged 51 (±5) who take the drugs)
Pain In Limb2 (0.72% of females aged 51 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Edema in Fibromyalgia42 (0.85% of females aged 51 (±5) who have Fibromyalgia)
Pain In Limb in Fibromyalgia3 (0.06% of females aged 51 (±5) who have Fibromyalgia)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Edema in Lyrica132 (1.77% of females aged 51 (±5) who take Lyrica)
Edema in Demerol19 (3.39% of females aged 51 (±5) who take Demerol)
Edema in Soma48 (2.47% of females aged 51 (±5) who take Soma)
Pain In Limb in Lyrica3 (0.04% of females aged 51 (±5) who take Lyrica)
Pain In Limb in Demerol6 (1.07% of females aged 51 (±5) who take Demerol)
Pain In Limb in Soma7 (0.36% of females aged 51 (±5) who take Soma)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lyrica is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Demerol is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
Soma is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Ileus (a painful obstruction of the ileum or other part of the intestine)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)DizzinessHypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)Neuropathic Pain (pain due to nerve inflammation and damage)SwellingPain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Pulmonary MassDiarrhoeaArthralgia (joint pain)Weight IncreasedBurning Feet Syndrome (burning sensation in the sole of the foot)Hormone Level AbnormalNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PainMental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)West Nile Viral InfectionIntervertebral Disc Protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)Weight IncreasedOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Road Traffic AccidentLoss Of ConsciousnessProductive CoughAsthenia (weakness)Proctalgia (pain in the rectum)Fungal InfectionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Influenza Like IllnessHypoxia (low oxygen conditions)Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Vision BlurredRestless Legs Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)Burning Feet Syndrome (burning sensation in the sole of the foot)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Oropharyngeal PainAnaemia (lack of blood)Oropharyngeal PainSomnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Withdrawal Syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)Autoimmune Deficiency SyndromeAnxiety
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)PneumoniaUpper-airway Cough SyndromeRed Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate IncreasedIntervertebral Disc Disorder (spinal disc disorder)Neuropathic Pain (pain due to nerve inflammation and damage)Weight Increased
Productive CoughPainCoughWeight DecreasedSyncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Diarrhoea
Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)OverdoseInfluenza Like IllnessDiarrhoeaMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionVision BlurredPyrexia (fever)Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Back DisorderVomiting

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
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- support group for people who take Demerol and have Pain In Limb
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- support group for people who have Fibromyalgia
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More related studies for: Demerol, Edema, Fibromyalgia, Lyrica, Pain In Limb, Soma

Common symptoms:

Women of age 50-59 with Fibromyalgia:
  1. Pain (622 reports)
  2. Nausea (505 reports)
  3. Dizziness (480 reports)
  4. Fatigue (467 reports)
  5. Headache (427 reports)
  6. Weight increased (417 reports)
  7. Blood pressure management (387 reports)
  8. High blood pressure (387 reports)
  9. Insomnia (378 reports)
  10. Depression (328 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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