Review: taking Lyrica and Ibuprofen together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lyrica and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lyrica and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,255 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 64,294 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 59,883 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

2,255 people who take Lyrica, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lyrica and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lyrica:
  • < 1 month: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (8 of 16 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 42.0% - (6 of 14 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 10+ years: 38.0% - (7 of 18 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lyrica:
  • female: 43.0% - (23 of 53 people)
  • male: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 29.0% - (16 of 54 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Lyrica:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 32.0% - (8 of 25 people)
  • 50-59: 44.0% - (8 of 18 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (9 of 27 people)
  • 50-59: 11.0% - (2 of 17 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • somnolence
  • feeling abnormal
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • vision blurred
  • nausea
  • dry mouth
1 - 6 months:
  • pain
  • confusional state
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
  • fatigue
  • agranulocytosis
  • dizziness
  • malaise
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
6 - 12 months:
  • disorientation
  • hyperkalaemia
  • renal failure acute
  • apathy
  • convulsion
  • haematemesis
  • loss of consciousness
  • paralysis
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspnoea
1 - 2 years:
  • dizziness
  • vision blurred
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • somnolence
  • myalgia
  • visual impairment
  • arthralgia
  • general physical health deterioration
  • headache
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • depression
  • gastric perforation
  • balance disorder
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder non-functioning
  • weight decreased
  • atrial fibrillation
  • blood cholesterol decreased
  • blood glucose decreased
5 - 10 years:
  • lymphocytosis
  • aggression
  • chronic leukaemia
  • lipodystrophy
  • lymphocytic leukaemia
  • muscle cramps
  • syncope
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • cardiac arrest
10+ years:
  • fatigue
  • apraxia
  • confusion
  • memory impairment
  • mood swings
  • muscle twitching
  • tremor
  • depression
  • euphoric mood
  • hair loss
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • weight increased
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • pain
  • vision blurred
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • intervertebral disc degeneration

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • paraesthesia
  • vomiting
  • device related infection
  • heart rate increased
  • chills
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • pain in extremity
  • weight increased
  • infusion related reaction
20-29:
  • loss of consciousness
  • pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • gallbladder disorder
  • injury
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
30-39:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • injury
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • depression
  • abdominal pain
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • injury
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
50-59:
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • hypoaesthesia
  • depression
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • somnolence
  • insomnia
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • vision blurred
  • back pain
  • osteoarthritis
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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