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Review: Lyrica and Alpha - Lipoic Acid

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lyrica and Alpha - Lipoic Acid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,503 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Alpha - lipoic acid (latest outcomes from 114 users) has active ingredients of alpha - lipoic acid. It is often used in diabetes.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 39 people who take Lyrica, Alpha - Lipoic Acid are studied

Lyrica, Alpha - Lipoic Acid outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lyrica (pregabalin)
- Alpha - Lipoic Acid (alpha - lipoic acid)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lyrica is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Alpha - Lipoic Acid is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Drug IneffectiveThrombocytopenian/an/an/aPancytopenian/aBacteraemia
Foot PainStaphylococcal InfectionThrombocytopenia
Eyes - Sensitive To LightBacteraemiaDizziness
HeadacheAcute Lymphocytic Leukaemia RecurrentStaphylococcal Infection
Fatigue - ChronicFatigue - ChronicPain In Extremity
Pain In JawPain - MusclesNausea
Pain - MusclesPain In JawParaesthesia
Eyes - DryFoot PainBack Pain
DiarrheaHeadacheHeadache
Eye HaemorrhageFlatulence (flatus)Gait Disturbance

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lyrica is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Alpha - Lipoic Acid is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
ThrombocytopeniaDizziness
BacteraemiaStatus Epilepticus
Staphylococcal InfectionNeuralgia
Pain In ExtremityHypotension
FallGait Disturbance
HeadacheDysphagia
NauseaApathy
Back PainSomnolence
Drug IneffectiveMuscle Tightness
DizzinessAltered State Of Consciousness

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lyrica is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 12 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Alpha - Lipoic Acid is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aHyperglycaemiaPainBacteraemiaDizziness
ThirstGait DisturbanceThrombocytopeniaGait Disturbance
CyanosisFibromyalgiaStaphylococcal InfectionHypotension
MalaiseMalaiseHeadacheMuscle Tightness
Drug IneffectiveFatigueNauseaStatus Epilepticus
Systemic Lupus ErythematosusPain In ExtremityApathy
Cognitive DisorderDysgeusiaDrug Ineffective
Memory ImpairmentBack PainNeuralgia
DepressionAcute Lymphocytic Leukaemia RecurrentParaesthesia
FallHyperchlorhydriaSomnolence

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Eye lids develop an itch, then become red. A few days later that crusts and flakes.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • my stomach hurts and feel I must eat to stop the hungry feeling but eating does not help. Feelings of anger and hatred. Disturbing and very vivid dreams. High blood pressure. Holding my breath and not being able to breath normally. Anxiety. Burping.

    Reply

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • What do i have, it's bothering me
    finger bones on fire at tips and also toes burning like fire; back of neck and tip of nose very cold and eyes puffy; urine is red sometimes but then sometimes dark brown with yellow foam and white spots in it; tongue coated all white and smells bad; can't sit still because the tailbone is on fire; a ...

  • Can droopy eyelid be caused by a bump and/or pregabalin?
    Had a bad bump on my forehead a couple of weeks ago and my whole face went black. Mostly better now but Im let with a badly drooping eyelid (right) which the doctors tell me will go away. No sign of that at the moment but Ive read that pregabalin (which I take in small doses, can cause this. It ...

  • Is anyone else with ms having problems getting off of lyrica?
    I am on 1.5 mg clonazepam and I take Betaseron injectables for my MS. I take 50 mg of Ellaville and one Prilosec that's it. I was on Lyrica for about three months and am having a horrible time trying to come down off of it. I would really like to know if anyone has tried the Lyrica oral suspension. ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Lyrica (pregabalin) is often used to treat fibromyalgia. Alpha - Lipoic Acid (alpha - lipoic acid) is often used to treat diabetes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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