Review: could Lyrica cause Copd?


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 Pain . We study 124,394 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 745 have Copd. Find out below who they are, when they have Copd and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 126,856 users)

Copd

Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) has been reported by people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain (latest reports from 99,853 Copd patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

124,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 745 people (0.6%) have Copd


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Copd?

Time on Lyrica when people have Copd *:

  • < 1 month: 48.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.12 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Copd when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 63.05 %
  • male: 36.95 %

Age of people who have Copd when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.17 %
  • 20-29: 0.52 %
  • 30-39: 0.7 %
  • 40-49: 12.59 %
  • 50-59: 22.9 %
  • 60+: 62.94 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (179 people, 24.03%)
  • Zometa (159 people, 21.34%)
  • Spiriva (155 people, 20.81%)
  • Ambien (151 people, 20.27%)
  • Prednisone (138 people, 18.52%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Lyrica, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (84 people, 11.28%)
  • Depression (70 people, 9.40%)
  • Osteoporosis (63 people, 8.46%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (62 people, 8.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (60 people, 8.05%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (248 people, 33.29%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (237 people, 31.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (202 people, 27.11%)
  • Pneumonia (192 people, 25.77%)
  • Back Pain (178 people, 23.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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