Review: could Lyrica cause Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling?


Summary

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Gliclazide, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 62,658 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 64,308 users)

Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, oedema peripheral, heart palpitations, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 1,116 Foot, leg, and ankle swelling patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

62,658 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 20 people (0.03%) have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?

Time on Lyrica when people have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 11.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.65 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 95 %
  • male: 5 %

Age of people who have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10 %
  • 30-39: 15 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 25 %

Severity if Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 10 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 10 %

How people recovered from Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling **:

  • while on drug: 6.25 %
  • after off the drug: 12.5 %
  • not yet: 81.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (8 people)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy (7 people)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (5 people)
  • Diabetic Nephropathy (5 people)
  • Diabetic Coma (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (5 people)
  • Irbesartan (5 people)
  • Gliclazide (5 people)
  • Levofloxacin (3 people)
  • Clonidine (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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