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Review: could Lyrica cause Drowsiness?
Summary: Drowsiness 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 Neurontin, and have Fibromyalgia.
We study 64,323 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 (latest outcomes from 66,543 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Drowsiness (latest reports from 494,637 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 4,220 people (6.56%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Lyrica when people have Drowsiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Lyrica * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Lyrica * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (1,045 people, 24.76%)
- Pain (980 people, 23.22%)
- Neuralgia (774 people, 18.34%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (564 people, 13.36%)
- Hypertension (403 people, 9.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (555 people, 13.15%)
- Cymbalta (401 people, 9.50%)
- Aspirin (250 people, 5.92%)
- Lasix (240 people, 5.69%)
- Xanax (219 people, 5.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hey Everyone! Joanne_Lilo, I'm sorry about the car accident! This is listed on Lyrica's drug information: "Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself." Have you told your doctor?
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