Lyrica and Drug abuse - from FDA reports
Drug abuse is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Drug abuse with Lyrica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,585 people who have side effects when taking Lyrica from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 23, 2017
138,585 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 789 people (0.57%) have Drug abuse
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lyrica when people have Drug abuse *:
- < 1 month: 80.31 %
- 1 - 6 months: 4.72 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.51 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.57 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.79 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lyrica *:
- female: 43.77 %
- male: 56.23 %
Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lyrica *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.62 %
- 20-29: 16.25 %
- 30-39: 26.67 %
- 40-49: 22.71 %
- 50-59: 16.04 %
- 60+: 12.71 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (40 people, 5.07%)
- Depression (36 people, 4.56%)
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder (32 people, 4.06%)
- Drug Dependence (25 people, 3.17%)
- Insomnia (24 people, 3.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Oxycontin (39 people, 4.94%)
- Nexium (38 people, 4.82%)
- Seroquel (35 people, 4.44%)
- Ambien (34 people, 4.31%)
- Neurontin (33 people, 4.18%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Dependence (88 people, 11.15%)
- Sopor (61 people, 7.73%)
- Overdose (60 people, 7.60%)
- Stress And Anxiety (57 people, 7.22%)
- Fall (57 people, 7.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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