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Review: could Lyrica cause Copd (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)?





Summary: Copd is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 64,346 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 441 have Copd. Find out below who they are, when they have Copd and more.

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

Lyrica

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

Copd

Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression.(latest reports from Copd 48,476 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 64,346 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 441 people (0.69%) have Copd.

Trend of Copd in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Copd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Copd52.38%0.00%14.29%23.81%4.76%4.76%0.00%

Gender of people who have Copd when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Copd62.79%37.21%

Age of people who have Copd when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Copd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.54%12.67%21.83%64.96%

Severity of Copd when taking Lyrica ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Copd ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (69 people, 15.65%)
  2. Pain (55 people, 12.47%)
  3. Osteoporosis (50 people, 11.34%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (36 people, 8.16%)
  5. Depression (34 people, 7.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (147 people, 33.33%)
  2. Aspirin (136 people, 30.84%)
  3. Zometa (133 people, 30.16%)
  4. Prednisone (125 people, 28.34%)
  5. Ambien (122 people, 27.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Copd while taking Lyrica?

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    (Asked by a 46 year old man who has Angina, Panic, Anxiety, and takes Zopiclone, Pregabalin, Propranolol Hydrochloride)
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