Review: could Lyrica cause Anorgasmia (Orgasmic dysfunction)?
Summary: Anorgasmia is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Neuralgia.
We study 64,396 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 72 have Anorgasmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anorgasmia and more.
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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 66,617 Lyrica users)
Anorgasmia (type of sexual dysfunction in which a person cannot achieve orgasm, even with adequate stimulation) has been reported by people with depression, erection problems, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, neuralgia. (latest reports from 1,553 Anorgasmia patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 64,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 72 people (0.11%) have Anorgasmia.
Time on Lyrica when people have Anorgasmia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anorgasmia when taking Lyrica * :
Age of people who have Anorgasmia when taking Lyrica * :
Severity of Anorgasmia when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anorgasmia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Neuralgia (29 people, 40.28%)
- Fibromyalgia (22 people, 30.56%)
- Depressed mood (20 people, 27.78%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 16.67%)
- Herpes zoster (10 people, 13.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (29 people, 40.28%)
- Citalopram hydrobromide (20 people, 27.78%)
- Lidocaine (19 people, 26.39%)
- Bisacodyl (17 people, 23.61%)
- Glucosamine (15 people, 20.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 27-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Anorgasmia (type of sexual dysfunction in which a person cannot achieve orgasm, even with adequate stimulation)
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 30-year old woman with Nerve Injury. The patient has Lower Sex Driver, Weight Gain, Hot Flush (sudden feelings of heat)
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol, Myrbetriq, Carafate, Protonix, Tizanidine Hydrochloride, Lyrica, Rifampin, Cefuroxime, Xanax for a 39-year old woman with Low Vitamin D, Ovarian Cyst, Bladder, Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric, Muscle Relaxer, Neuropathy, Lyme Disease - Chronic Persistent, Anxiety.
- A study of side effects of Pregabalin for a 56-year old woman with Muscle Spasms. The patient has Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type (conditions that prevent a person from getting restful sleep due to mental condition of not getting sleep)
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 33-year old woman with Neuropathy - Femoral Nerve. The patient has Cystic Acne (skin sac with seborrhoea (scaly red skin))
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