Review: could Lyrica cause Drug abuse?
We study 64,266 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 (latest outcomes from 66,466 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Drug abuse (latest reports from 65,980 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, drug dependence.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 64,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 303 people (0.47%) have Drug Abuse. They amount to 0.49% of all the 61,347 people who have Drug Abuse on eHealthMe.
Time on Lyrica when people have Drug abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug abuse||63.33%||0.00%||16.67%||13.33%||0.00%||3.33%||3.33% |
Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lyrica * :
|Drug abuse||42.28%||57.72% |
Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lyrica * :
|Drug abuse||0.00%||0.00%||4.27%||22.75%||29.86%||20.38%||8.53%||14.22% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Neuralgia (51 people, 16.83%)
- Pain (47 people, 15.51%)
- Depression (32 people, 10.56%)
- Insomnia (28 people, 9.24%)
- Anxiety (22 people, 7.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (32 people, 10.56%)
- Ambien (31 people, 10.23%)
- Atenolol (29 people, 9.57%)
- Clonazepam (28 people, 9.24%)
- Naprosyn (28 people, 9.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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