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Review: could Lyrica cause Diarrhoea (Diarrhea)?

Summary: Diarrhoea 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 Aspirin, and have Fibromyalgia.

We study 64,396 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,930 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 66,603 Lyrica users)

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 170,816 Diarrhoea patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 64,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 1,930 people (3.00%) have Diarrhoea.

Trend of Diarrhoea in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Diarrhoea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhoea43.16%31.37%9.20%10.14%4.95%0.94%0.24%

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhoea73.49%26.51%

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhoea0.00%0.00%0.47%1.92%7.98%17.05%23.99%48.60%

Severity of Diarrhoea when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhoea0.00%44.00%44.00%12.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhoea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhoea7.14%0.00%92.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (293 people, 15.18%)
  2. Pain (281 people, 14.56%)
  3. Neuralgia (229 people, 11.87%)
  4. Depression (228 people, 11.81%)
  5. Anxiety (187 people, 9.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (292 people, 15.13%)
  2. Neurontin (268 people, 13.89%)
  3. Ambien (248 people, 12.85%)
  4. Nexium (231 people, 11.97%)
  5. Cymbalta (225 people, 11.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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