Review: could Lyrica cause Hallucination?
Summary: Hallucination could be caused by Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Neurontin, and have Pain.
We study 64,173 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 774 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.
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Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,360 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) (latest reports from 165,859 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.
On Apr, 5, 2014: 64,116 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 774 people (1.21%) have Hallucination. They amount to 0.46% of all the 167,678 people who have Hallucination on eHealthMe.
Time on Lyrica when people have Hallucination * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Lyrica * :
Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Lyrica * :
Severity of Hallucination when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hallucination ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (190 people, 24.55%)
- Neuralgia (184 people, 23.77%)
- Fibromyalgia (100 people, 12.92%)
- Depression (96 people, 12.40%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (89 people, 11.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (147 people, 18.99%)
- Nexium (136 people, 17.57%)
- Aspirin (105 people, 13.57%)
- Oxycontin (98 people, 12.66%)
- Cymbalta (94 people, 12.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 months ago):
Can you please give me information as to whether taking these medicines can cause these symptoms. Thanks.
From this study (6 months ago):
trembling with tensing of muscles..anxiety..intense fear...feelings of having stomach squeezed..
I feel that something is like an energy around me but it has felt like it is moving inside me down my chest..it looks at me from doorways..I have felt it on the bed & sqeeze my stomach while I was in bed..
From this study (8 months ago):
Ross Nazimov on Sep, 14, 2013:
Any of my fellow guinea pigs and unsuspecting experiments who risk the worst possible illness, decay, pain and death all for the good of mankind, you are all saints! Can anyone describe details of their trips to that netherworld? I am asking mostly because it might give me a guage to measure just how fucking insane I've become / being able to easily tell you whats real and whats the creepiest NOT! would be helpful and an added bonus as well...
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