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Review: could Lyrica cause Drowsiness?

We study 64,259 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,220 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness 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.

Drowsiness

Drowsiness (latest reports from 494,394 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 64,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 4,220 people (6.57%) have Drowsiness. They amount to 0.85% of all the 493,880 people who have Drowsiness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drowsiness in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Drowsiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness63.47%22.18%6.21%5.08%2.42%0.65%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Drowsiness70.91%29.09%

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness0.00%0.05%0.44%2.43%5.94%16.09%24.20%50.85%

Severity of Drowsiness when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness3.85%40.38%48.08%7.69%

How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Drowsiness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (1,045 people, 24.76%)
  2. Pain (980 people, 23.22%)
  3. Neuralgia (774 people, 18.34%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (564 people, 13.36%)
  5. Hypertension (403 people, 9.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (555 people, 13.15%)
  2. Cymbalta (401 people, 9.50%)
  3. Aspirin (250 people, 5.92%)
  4. Lasix (240 people, 5.69%)
  5. Xanax (219 people, 5.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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