Review: taking Lyrica and Mirtazapine together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lyrica and Mirtazapine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lyrica and Mirtazapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,216 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)

Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Mirtazapine 21,047 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

1,216 people who take Lyrica, Mirtazapine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lyrica and Mirtazapine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lyrica:
  • < 1 month: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Mirtazapine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lyrica:
  • female: 20.0% - (4 of 20 people)
  • male: 31.0% - (5 of 16 people)
Mirtazapine:
  • female: 23.0% - (5 of 21 people)
  • male: 44.0% - (8 of 18 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: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
Mirtazapine:
  • 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: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 60+: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • drug abuse
  • tremor
  • dizziness
  • intentional self-injury
  • dyskinesia
  • somnolence
  • suicide attempt
  • convulsion
  • grand mal convulsion
1 - 6 months:
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • weight increased
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling abnormal
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • hepatitis
  • polyp
  • back pain
6 - 12 months:
  • depression
  • blurred vision
  • dizziness
  • lower blood pressure
  • renal failure acute
  • stiffness in a joint
  • swollen gums
  • asthenia
  • dehydration
  • vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • weight increased
  • balance disorder
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • influenza like illness
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • urinary tract infection
  • abasia
  • amnesia
  • anisocoria
2 - 5 years:
  • muscle pain
  • rash
  • acid reflux
  • dizziness
  • gastroparesis
  • heart injury
  • herpes zoster
  • hypertension
  • postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
  • slow speech
5 - 10 years:
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness (excl vertigo)
  • nausea
  • restless legs syndrome
  • anxiety disorder
  • arthritis
  • cramps - leg
  • cramps - muscle
  • depression suicidal
  • dizziness
10+ years:
  • palpitations
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity
  • oedema peripheral
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue
male:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • depression
  • somnolence
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • balance disorder
  • coma
  • deafness neurosensory
  • deafness unilateral
  • dyskinesia
  • ear infection
  • ear pain
  • epilepsy
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • hepatic enzyme increased
20-29:
  • dyskinesia
  • dystonia
  • grand mal convulsion
  • oculogyric crisis
  • aggression
  • anger
  • convulsion
  • frustration
  • intentional self-injury
  • mood altered
30-39:
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • gait disturbance
  • ataxia
  • malaise
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • tremor
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
40-49:
  • pain
  • depression
  • somnolence
  • weight increased
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • completed suicide
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • hypoaesthesia
  • injury
  • urinary tract infection
  • back pain
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • oedema peripheral
60+:
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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