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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 38 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 3, 2014: 38 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lyrica, Alpha - Lipoic Acid are studied

Trend of Lyrica, Alpha - Lipoic Acid's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4434221)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lyrica, Alpha - Lipoic Acid:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)28
Bacteraemia (presence of bacteria in the blood)28
Staphylococcal Infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)24
Pain In Extremity20
Dizziness20
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)18
Back Pain16
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)16
Fall14
Drug Ineffective14

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lyrica, Alpha - Lipoic Acid:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)1

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lyrica0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%
Alpha - Lipoic Acid0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Healthy living
  2. Neuralgia
  3. Polyneuropathy
  4. Hypertension
  5. Thrombocytopenia

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Alpha lipoic acid
  2. Heparin sodium injection
  3. Aspirin
  4. Nplate
  5. Hydrocortisone

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

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

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  • From this study (2 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.

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

  • Can trileptal cause a-fib
    I had an ablation. I got irregular hr on lyrica for neuropathy peripheral.md changed to oxcarbazepine. do these drugs cause a-fib. what is best pain med that does not cause a-fib or tachycardia.cymbalta,paxil Prozac caused atrial tachy and a-fib.?

  • Can i take ibuprophen while i'm taking lyrica
    I'm taking Lyrica for shingles. Although it has greatly helped with the pain, I still have considerable itchiness and pain upon touching the affected area. Can I take ibuprophen along with the lyrica? Any suggestions for the itch?

  • Who has suffered from anxiety while using lyrica
    I was taking 150mg of lyrica a day. Initially had no problem with it as went onto it slowly. After 18months of constant dose I started to have my tummy doing sommersaults

More questions for: Alpha - Lipoic Acid, Lyrica

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