Could Lyrica cause Drowsiness - from FDA reports


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 Cymbalta, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 122,481 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA. Among them, 6,851 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 126,903 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,709 Drowsiness patients).

On Dec, 23, 2016

122,481 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 6,851 people (5.59%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Drowsiness?

Time on Lyrica when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 67.07 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.23 %
  • 10+ years: 0.08 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 70.88 %
  • male: 29.12 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.02 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.54 %
  • 20-29: 2.27 %
  • 30-39: 6.05 %
  • 40-49: 15.73 %
  • 50-59: 24.65 %
  • 60+: 50.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (1,158 people, 16.90%)
  • Pain (1,137 people, 16.60%)
  • Neuralgia (878 people, 12.82%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (611 people, 8.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (455 people, 6.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (507 people, 7.40%)
  • Neurontin (494 people, 7.21%)
  • Xanax (279 people, 4.07%)
  • Synthroid (254 people, 3.71%)
  • Nexium (248 people, 3.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (1,726 people, 25.19%)
  • Fatigue (1,199 people, 17.50%)
  • Drug Ineffective (960 people, 14.01%)
  • Pain (884 people, 12.90%)
  • Weight Increased (784 people, 11.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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