Review: could Lyrica cause Hair Loss?


Hair loss 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 Neurontin, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 84,103 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 696 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 82,030 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, drug ineffective, stress and anxiety, erection problems (latest reports from 47,536 Hair loss patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

84,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 696 people (0.83%) have Hair Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Hair loss?

Time on Lyrica when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 22.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.13 %
  • 10+ years: 0.83 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 90.34 %
  • male: 9.66 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.45 %
  • 20-29: 1.12 %
  • 30-39: 6.94 %
  • 40-49: 24.83 %
  • 50-59: 25.28 %
  • 60+: 41.39 %

Severity if Hair Loss when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 7.69 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 34.62 %
  • most severe: 7.69 %

How people recovered from Hair Loss **:

  • while on drug: 6.25 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 93.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (140 people)
  • Neuralgia (84 people)
  • Pain (83 people)
  • Hypertension (59 people)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (49 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (104 people)
  • Gabapentin (58 people)
  • Vicodin (50 people)
  • Fosamax (47 people)
  • Cymbalta (47 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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