Related topic: Lyrica, Dizziness
Review: could Lyrica cause Dizziness?
Summary: Dizziness could be caused by Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Neurontin, and have Fibromyalgia.
We study 64,184 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,845 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,360 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Dizziness (latest reports from 1,288,644 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 64,116 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 5,848 people (9.12%) have Dizziness. They amount to 0.45% of all the 1,286,546 people who have Dizziness on eHealthMe.
Time on Lyrica when people have Dizziness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Lyrica * :
Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Lyrica * :
Severity of Dizziness when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dizziness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (1,247 people, 21.32%)
- Pain (1,231 people, 21.05%)
- Neuralgia (1,014 people, 17.34%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (729 people, 12.47%)
- Hypertension (496 people, 8.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (606 people, 10.36%)
- Cymbalta (578 people, 9.88%)
- Aspirin (507 people, 8.67%)
- Nexium (398 people, 6.81%)
- Gabapentin (359 people, 6.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Lyrica (pregabalin) is often used for fibromyalgia. Find out below the conditions Lyrica is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (4 months ago):
When I went off Lyrica I smelled the most offensive odor ever! My brain identified it in my sleep as the smell of slime eels. I took the meds for only three months. But that smell surfaces now every time I smell bread warming or toasting. Even bread baked of unusual things and those in foreign countries I visit, trigger that smell. It makes me gag and then I can't eat the offending food. The original horrible smell lasted 3 days, gradually lessening until I could eat on the 3rd day. But the smell persists and I have been off the Lyrica for 2 months now.
From this study (5 months ago):
Used methamphetamine Friday night and symptoms started when I passed out and woke with a headache .
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