Review: could Lyrica cause Diarrhoea?


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 Cymbalta, and have Pain . We study 84,103 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,477 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 Lyrica 86,359 users)

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, fever, constipation, drug ineffective (latest reports from 175,062 Diarrhoea patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

84,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 2,477 people (2.95%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Lyrica when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 42.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.25 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 72.2 %
  • male: 27.8 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.68 %
  • 20-29: 2.04 %
  • 30-39: 7.9 %
  • 40-49: 16.8 %
  • 50-59: 25.85 %
  • 60+: 46.73 %

Severity if Diarrhoea when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 46.15 %
  • severe: 42.31 %
  • most severe: 11.54 %

How people recovered from Diarrhoea **:

  • while on drug: 6.25 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 93.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (324 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (315 people)
  • Neuralgia (210 people)
  • Hypertension (200 people)
  • Depression (171 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (268 people)
  • Ambien (260 people)
  • Neurontin (256 people)
  • Aspirin (247 people)
  • Zometa (243 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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