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Lyrica vs Savella, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 52

This is personalized comparison of Lyrica vs Savella for a female aged 52. 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.

Savella (latest outcomes from 3,387 users) has active ingredients of milnacipran hydrochloride. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 5,202 female patients aged 47 who take the same drugs are studied in Lyrica vs Savella

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female47Fibromyalgia

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lyrica pregabalinCp Pharms
Savella milnacipran hydrochlorideCypress Bioscience

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 47 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lyrica (Cp Pharms)Savella (Cypress Bioscience)
Weight IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DizzinessHyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
PainBlood Pressure Increased
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Headache (pain in head)
Drug IneffectiveAnxiety
Vision BlurredHeart Rate Increased
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Dizziness
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Vomiting
Headache (pain in head)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Suicidal Ideation

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lyrica (Cp Pharms)Savella (Cypress Bioscience)
Weight IncreasedAbdominal Pain
PainAbdominal Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen)
Vision BlurredBlood Urine
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Shock (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin)
DizzinessConstipation
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Weight Gain - Unintentional
Memory ImpairmentPain Exacerbated
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Loss Of Consciousness

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lyrica5.57%28.41%40.39%22.28%3.34%
Savella7.29%27.08%43.75%15.62%6.25%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Lyrica (pregabalin) is often used to treat fibromyalgia. Savella (milnacipran hydrochloride) is often used to treat fibromyalgia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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

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