Review: could Lyrica cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Fibromyalgia.
We study 64,407 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,749 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 66,617 Lyrica users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 64,407 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 2,749 people (4.27%) have Headache.
Time on Lyrica when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Lyrica * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Lyrica * :
Severity of Headache when taking Lyrica ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (733 people, 26.66%)
- Pain (580 people, 21.10%)
- Neuralgia (374 people, 13.60%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (293 people, 10.66%)
- Hypertension (264 people, 9.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (320 people, 11.64%)
- Cymbalta (273 people, 9.93%)
- Xanax (257 people, 9.35%)
- Lisinopril (221 people, 8.04%)
- Aspirin (214 people, 7.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 46-year old woman with Trigeminal Neuralgia. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol, Myrbetriq, Carafate, Protonix, Tizanidine Hydrochloride, Lyrica, Rifampin, Cefuroxime, Xanax for a 39-year old woman with Low Vitamin D, Ovarian Cyst, Bladder, Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric, Muscle Relaxer, Neuropathy, Lyme Disease - Chronic Persistent, Anxiety.
- A study of side effects of Pregabalin for a 56-year old woman with Muscle Spasms. The patient has Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type (conditions that prevent a person from getting restful sleep due to mental condition of not getting sleep)
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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