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 64,396 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,748 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Lyrica and have Headache >>>
Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from 66,603 Lyrica users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,378 Headache patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 64,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 2,748 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 (732 people, 26.64%)
- Pain (580 people, 21.11%)
- Neuralgia (374 people, 13.61%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (293 people, 10.66%)
- Hypertension (264 people, 9.61%)
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, 7.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Get connected: join our support group of lyrica and headache on
Do you have Headache while taking Lyrica?
You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Lyrica and have Headache
- support group for people who take Lyrica
- support group for people who have Headache
Recent conversations of related support groups:
- Support group for people who take Lyrica
I have gained about 35 pounds, and I have the cognitive effects listed in the prescribing information--problems with thinking and concentration." I've been off Lyrica once, and the side effects went away, but I couldn't get out of bed in the morning
- Support group for people who have Headache
Welcome! I'm hoping more people join soon! Is there any particular information or feedback you are looking for today?
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Is bed wetting part of having syringomyelia
i also use panadol osteo, mintec, apo-meloxicam. i have wetting the bed is was just now and then but it has started to become more frequent now, does any one else had this happen.
- Can i take fioricet with norco?
Sufferes from Epilepsy, Aneimia, and Depression and anxiety
- Can tramadol usage cause a low white blood cell count?
Low WBC of 2.7 on 10/21/15 and then 3.8 on 12/08/15
Can these things be connected?
- Does lyrica cause neutropenia and if it does, how long does it take to subside after stopping the drug?
The patient is a 28 year old female who has been involved in a horrific car accident back in February 7th 2014. She had bilateral femural fracture along with fractured right tibia and fibula in addition to right humerus. However, to make it short, after treatment, the outcome was not acceptable with various complications. The patient is scheduled for another surgery, however, her CBC shows neutropenia (3.4).
- I suffer from hypotension after taking meal along with breathlessness and itching
after eating I fell as if I will faint n hav dyspnea n headache.. n if I try to walk then I hav severe itching all over the body ... if I don't take meal then I am fine
More questions for: Lyrica, Headache
You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):
- Lyrica and doxylamine - not a good cocktail!
I've been taking Lyrica 125mg total per day in 2x doses for 6 weeks, a few manageable side effects, (gaining weight and feeling dopey) I don't like it, but I recognise its ability to reduce @ 50% of the nerve pain and ability to help me function at work while I wait to see the surgeon.
I took 50mg Doxylamine at night as a suggestion from a pharmacist to help sleep. Not a great idea! In the morning I was dulled, dopey. My speech was slurred, it made thinking very difficult and I couldn't drive safely. Felt spacey and stoned. For 48 hours!!! Even taking just 25mgs had long lasting side effects.
I don't recommend this cocktail!
- Aweful body aches and mood swings!
I have had implanon for 2 weeks now and i have been having aweful muscle pains that last all day and tightness of the joints.i feel as if i have ran 10 miles. Getting this taken out of my arm asap. I can't handle the constant pain anymore.
- Took yasmin, and yaz birthcontrol pills for 6 years now have pituitary tumor
I took Yasmin and yaz birthcontrol pills for 6 years. In 2007 I was diadnosed with a pituitary tumor. The tumor cause me to get cushing syndrome. Which I had surgery on my tumor in 2007 it was not successful, it was in a area that the bleeding was to high of a risk, so 1 month later I had to have a bil. adrenal ecotomy now to control my cortisol level.So now I am on life time steroids and have MRI every two years, to check on my tumor to see if there is any growth. So I go to Case Western University Hospital.
- Blood sugar level while taking veltrex
I been taking Veltrex for a viral infection in my eye for 3 days and today my blood sugar was 448.My normal blood sugar runs around 146.
- Garcinia and high blood pressure
I am taking a weight loss pill last couple of days. Last two days after I ate cheese, I had headache and high blood pressure,nausea. Yesterday whole day I had stomach upset, pain, nausea. I am not going to take ot anymore.
More reviews for: Lyrica, Headache
Comments from related studies:
From this study (9 months ago):
Following moderate whiplash injury in a road traffic accident three years ago, symptoms of pain, exhaustion, IBS, headache, nausea have continued and my quality of life consists of work and recovering.
From this study (1 year ago):
From this study (1 year ago):
Occipital head pain
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
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.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.