Review: taking Lyrica and Ibuprofen together


Summary

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 2,884 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 86,359 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 73,378 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

2,884 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: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 10+ years: 42.0% - (6 of 14 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lyrica:
  • female: 35.0% - (16 of 45 people)
  • male: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 29.0% - (14 of 47 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: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 32.0% - (8 of 25 people)
  • 50-59: 30.0% - (4 of 13 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% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (9 of 27 people)
  • 50-59: 7.0% - (1 of 14 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • somnolence
  • pain
  • feeling abnormal
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight increased
  • vision blurred
  • nausea
  • gait disturbance
1 - 6 months:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • confusional state
  • malaise
  • pain in extremity
  • vision blurred
  • fatigue
  • agranulocytosis
  • dizziness
  • oedema peripheral
6 - 12 months:
  • disorientation
  • hyperkalaemia
  • renal failure acute
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • apathy
  • convulsion
  • haematemesis
  • loss of consciousness
  • paralysis
  • dyspnoea
1 - 2 years:
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • vision blurred
  • drug ineffective
  • somnolence
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • headache
  • myalgia
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • depression
  • gastric perforation
  • weight decreased
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug ineffective
  • balance disorder
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder non-functioning
5 - 10 years:
  • lymphocytosis
  • pain
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • chronic leukaemia
  • insomnia
  • lipodystrophy
  • lymphocytic leukaemia
  • muscle cramps
  • syncope
10+ years:
  • fatigue
  • apraxia
  • confusion
  • memory impairment
  • mood swings
  • muscle twitching
  • tremor
  • depression
  • euphoric mood
  • hair loss
not specified:
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • vision blurred
  • depression
  • weight increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • weight increased
male:
  • pain
  • vision blurred
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • depression
  • anxiety

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug administration error
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • fear
  • gallbladder polyp
  • injury
10-19:
  • paraesthesia
  • vomiting
  • device related infection
  • heart rate increased
  • chills
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • pain in extremity
  • weight increased
  • infusion related reaction
20-29:
  • pain
  • loss of consciousness
  • nausea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • gallbladder disorder
  • injury
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • dizziness
  • emotional distress
30-39:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • nausea
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • injury
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
40-49:
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
50-59:
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • hypoaesthesia
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • somnolence
  • dizziness
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • vision blurred
  • drug ineffective
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • osteoarthritis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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