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Review: could Lyrica cause Foot, leg, and ankle swelling?

Summary: Foot, leg, and ankle swelling could be caused by Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Vitamin d, and have Fibromyalgia.

We study 64,173 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 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 (latest outcomes from 66,360 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling

Foot, leg, and ankle swelling (latest reports from 3,392 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 64,116 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 10 people (0.02%) have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling. They amount to 0.30% of all the 3,357 people who have Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling10.00%20.00%30.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%10.00%40.00%10.00%30.00%

Severity of Foot, leg, and ankle swelling when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Foot, leg, and ankle swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling12.50%12.50%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (4 people, 40.00%)
  2. Constipation (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Depression (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Low back pain (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Stomach pain (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Baclofen (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Omeprazole (1 people, 10.00%)
  4. Oxycodone (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Micardis hct (1 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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