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Lyrica vs Gabapentin 300 mg, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 62

This is personalized comparison of Lyrica vs Gabapentin 300 mg for a male aged 62. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 31, 2014: 7,590 people are studied in Lyrica vs Gabapentin 300 mg

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male57Post Herpetic Neuralgia

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lyrica pregabalinnot specified
Gabapentin 300 mg gabapentinnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 57 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

LyricaGabapentin 300 mg
Lyrican/an/a

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LyricaGabapentin 300 mg
Drug IneffectivePain
PainNausea
Weight IncreasedDrug Ineffective
DizzinessAsthenia
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Fatigue
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Anxiety
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Depression
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dizziness
Vision BlurredPyrexia

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LyricaGabapentin 300 mg
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Completed Suicide
Suicidal IdeationDizziness
Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)Tremor
Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)Feeling Abnormal
Nightmare (unpleasant dream)Sexual Dysfunction
Arterial Therapeutic ProcedureDrug Ineffective
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Depression
Confusional StateNeuropathy Peripheral
Breath OdourGun Shot Wound
Erectile DysfunctionPain

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

LyricaGabapentin 300 mg
Lyrican/an/a

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LyricaGabapentin 300 mg
Drug IneffectivePain
PainNausea
Weight IncreasedDrug Ineffective
DizzinessAsthenia
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Fatigue
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Anxiety
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Depression
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dizziness
Vision BlurredPyrexia

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
LyricaGabapentin 300 mg
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Completed Suicide
Suicidal IdeationDizziness
Erectile DysfunctionNeuropathy Peripheral
Neuropathic Pain (pain due to nerve inflammation and damage)Sexual Dysfunction
Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)Tremor
Nightmare (unpleasant dream)Depression
Balance DisorderFatigue
Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)Feeling Abnormal
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Somnolence
Arterial Therapeutic ProcedurePain

Comments from or about the patient:

Mental fuzziness, peripheral edema & weight gain

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