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Review: could Lyrica cause Dementia alzheimer's type?

We study 64,259 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 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 (latest outcomes from 66,459 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Dementia alzheimer's type

Dementia alzheimer's type (loss of mental ability with alzheimer's symptom) (latest reports from 24,972 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, high blood cholesterol, diabetes.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 64,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 46 people (0.07%) have Dementia Alzheimer's Type. They amount to 0.18% of all the 24,957 people who have Dementia Alzheimer's Type on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dementia alzheimer's type in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Dementia alzheimer's type * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dementia alzheimer's type50.00%30.00%10.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dementia alzheimer's type when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Dementia alzheimer's type94.00%6.00%

Age of people who have Dementia alzheimer's type when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia alzheimer's type0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%31.03%68.97%

Severity of Dementia alzheimer's type when taking Lyrica ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dementia alzheimer's type ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (11 people, 23.91%)
  2. Pain (9 people, 19.57%)
  3. Neuralgia (7 people, 15.22%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (7 people, 15.22%)
  5. Headache (6 people, 13.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Namenda (8 people, 17.39%)
  2. Celebrex (7 people, 15.22%)
  3. Cipralex (6 people, 13.04%)
  4. Aricept (5 people, 10.87%)
  5. Xanax (4 people, 8.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Claire (5 months ago):

Female 54 years old, Intelligence Researcher, London - I'm very worried, been taking Lyrica for 3 years, side effects were hilarious at first (felt drunk all the time) - now not so funny, My short term memory is useless, I live on my own and feel very scared about the long term effects of this drug I'm on 150mg in the morning and 300mg at night, if I try to cut down my neurology symptoms start up very soon after. I'm daydreaming and forgetting that I'm cooking (burning a lot of stuff) forgetting to get shopping I need, I even had to write an itinerary for the mornings just to get me out the door to work!
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BERARD LILIANE (3 years ago):

Tous les docteurs disent que le LYRICA ne donne pas l'alzheimer, mais depuis que je l'ai pris et pourtant pas longtemps, je perds la mémoire et j'ai des troubles de la concentration etc..
Help please, est ce que c'est passager ou définitif
MERCI
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