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Review: could Lyrica cause Hair loss?

Summary: 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 64,323 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 554 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,543 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Nov, 13, 2014: 64,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 554 people (0.86%) have Hair Loss.

Trend of Hair loss in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss18.75%47.32%13.39%9.82%7.14%3.57%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hair loss90.84%9.16%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.22%1.32%6.58%28.07%23.25%40.57%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Lyrica ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss11.76%58.82%17.65%11.76%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss11.11%0.00%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (131 people, 23.65%)
  2. Neuralgia (116 people, 20.94%)
  3. Pain (101 people, 18.23%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (57 people, 10.29%)
  5. Hypertension (49 people, 8.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (134 people, 24.19%)
  2. Fosamax (56 people, 10.11%)
  3. Aspirin (56 people, 10.11%)
  4. Vicodin (54 people, 9.75%)
  5. Gabapentin (51 people, 9.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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