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Review: could Lyrica cause Drug abuse (Drug Abuse And Dependence)?

We study 64,323 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 303 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,519 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 59,799 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia.

On Oct, 30, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 303 people (0.47%) have Drug Abuse.

Trend of Drug abuse in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Drug abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug abuse63.33%0.00%16.67%13.33%0.00%3.33%3.33%

Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Drug abuse42.28%57.72%

Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse0.00%0.00%4.27%22.75%29.86%20.38%8.53%14.22%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Neuralgia (51 people, 16.83%)
  2. Pain (47 people, 15.51%)
  3. Depression (32 people, 10.56%)
  4. Insomnia (28 people, 9.24%)
  5. Anxiety (22 people, 7.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (32 people, 10.56%)
  2. Ambien (31 people, 10.23%)
  3. Atenolol (29 people, 9.57%)
  4. Clonazepam (28 people, 9.24%)
  5. Naprosyn (28 people, 9.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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