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 62,615 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,432 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 64,294 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, insomnia (latest reports from 67,770 Drowsiness patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

62,615 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 5,432 people (8.68%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Drowsiness?

Time on Lyrica when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 63.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.96 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.72 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 70.85 %
  • male: 29.15 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.49 %
  • 20-29: 2.46 %
  • 30-39: 6.11 %
  • 40-49: 16.32 %
  • 50-59: 24.24 %
  • 60+: 50.34 %

Severity if Drowsiness when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 3.77 %
  • moderate: 41.51 %
  • severe: 47.17 %
  • most severe: 7.55 %

How people recovered from Drowsiness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (689 people)
  • Pain (609 people)
  • Neuralgia (554 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (326 people)
  • Hypertension (240 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (406 people)
  • Cymbalta (268 people)
  • Xanax (184 people)
  • Lasix (172 people)
  • Synthroid (166 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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