Review: could Lyrica cause Dementia Alzheimer's Type?


Summary

Dementia alzheimer's type 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 Ambien, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 119,134 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 82 have Dementia alzheimer's type. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia alzheimer's type and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 121,583 users)

Dementia Alzheimer's Type

Dementia alzheimer's type (loss of mental ability with alzheimer's symptom) has been reported by people with death, agitation, confusional state, drowsiness, arrhythmias (latest reports from 18,767 Dementia alzheimer's type patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

119,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 82 people (0.07%) have Dementia Alzheimer's Type


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Dementia alzheimer's type?

Time on Lyrica when people have Dementia Alzheimer's Type *:

  • < 1 month: 45.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dementia Alzheimer's Type when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 78.48 %
  • male: 21.52 %

Age of people who have Dementia Alzheimer's Type when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.85 %
  • 50-59: 21.15 %
  • 60+: 75.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (14 people, 17.07%)
  • Fibromyalgia (14 people, 17.07%)
  • Anxiety (10 people, 12.20%)
  • Neuralgia (9 people, 10.98%)
  • Dementia Alzheimer's Type (9 people, 10.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Revlimid (8 people, 9.76%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 9.76%)
  • Ambien (8 people, 9.76%)
  • Pravastatin (7 people, 8.54%)
  • Namenda (7 people, 8.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (17 people, 20.73%)
  • Amnesia (12 people, 14.63%)
  • Memory Impairment (10 people, 12.20%)
  • Fall (10 people, 12.20%)
  • Weight Increased (9 people, 10.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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