Review: could Lyrica cause Copd?


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 Zometa, and have Pain . We study 79,918 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 535 have Copd. Find out below who they are, when they have Copd and more.

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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 82,030 users)


Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, dry mouth, pneumonia, chest pain (latest reports from 58,846 Copd patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

79,918 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 535 people (0.67%) have Copd

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Copd?

Time on Lyrica when people have Copd *:

  • < 1 month: 51.72 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.34 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.34 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.34 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Copd when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 61.35 %
  • male: 38.65 %

Age of people who have Copd when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.74 %
  • 30-39: 0.99 %
  • 40-49: 13.58 %
  • 50-59: 20.49 %
  • 60+: 63.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (75 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (71 people)
  • Osteoporosis (60 people)
  • Depression (50 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (44 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (149 people)
  • Nexium (144 people)
  • Prednisone (131 people)
  • Ambien (130 people)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (114 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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