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Would you have Lightheadedness (Dizziness) when you have Fibromyalgia?

Summary: Lightheadedness is found among people with Fibromyalgia, especially people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Pain, and take medication Lyrica.

We study 1,544 people who have Lightheadedness (Dizziness) and Fibromyalgia from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Tramadol Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 26,917 Fibromyalgia patients)

Lightheadedness

Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 161,875 Lightheadedness patients)

On Dec, 29, 2014: 1,542 people who have fibromyalgia and Lightheadedness are studied.

Trend of Lightheadedness in fibromyalgia reports

Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Lightheadedness * :

FemaleMale
Lightheadedness92.34%7.66%

Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Lightheadedness * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lightheadedness0.00%0.07%0.27%3.84%11.52%18.59%34.14%31.58%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness11.11%55.56%30.56%2.78%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (262 people, 16.99%)
  2. Hypertension (121 people, 7.85%)
  3. Depression (117 people, 7.59%)
  4. Anxiety (114 people, 7.39%)
  5. Arthritis (99 people, 6.42%)
  6. Insomnia (94 people, 6.10%)
  7. Blood cholesterol increased (83 people, 5.38%)
  8. Neuropathy peripheral (67 people, 4.35%)
  9. Headache (67 people, 4.35%)
  10. Rheumatoid arthritis (65 people, 4.22%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lyrica (963 people, 62.45%)
  2. Cymbalta (440 people, 28.53%)
  3. Savella (180 people, 11.67%)
  4. Neurontin (140 people, 9.08%)
  5. Synthroid (120 people, 7.78%)
  6. Vicodin (105 people, 6.81%)
  7. Xanax (103 people, 6.68%)
  8. Gabapentin (102 people, 6.61%)
  9. Vitamin d (98 people, 6.36%)
  10. Nexium (94 people, 6.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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