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Review: could Lyrica cause Cardiac failure?





Summary: Cardiac failure is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Pain.

We study 64,346 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 362 have Cardiac failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiac failure and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Lyrica and have Cardiac failure >>>

Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 66,558 users)

Cardiac failure

Cardiac failure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, dialysis, type 2 diabetes.(latest reports from Cardiac failure 41,120 patients)

On Dec, 16, 2014: 64,346 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 362 people (0.56%) have Cardiac Failure.

Trend of Cardiac failure in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Cardiac failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cardiac failure68.35%21.58%5.76%2.16%0.72%1.44%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cardiac failure when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Cardiac failure47.19%52.81%

Age of people who have Cardiac failure when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cardiac failure0.00%0.00%0.28%1.96%0.84%8.94%13.69%74.30%

Severity of Cardiac failure when taking Lyrica ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cardiac failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (61 people, 16.85%)
  2. Neuralgia (46 people, 12.71%)
  3. Insomnia (36 people, 9.94%)
  4. Post herpetic neuralgia (29 people, 8.01%)
  5. Hypertension (28 people, 7.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (55 people, 15.19%)
  2. Aspirin (47 people, 12.98%)
  3. Digoxin (35 people, 9.67%)
  4. Furosemide (33 people, 9.12%)
  5. Amitriptyline hcl (32 people, 8.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Cardiac Failure while taking Lyrica?

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