Lyrica and Headache - from FDA reports
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 Cymbalta, and have Fibromyalgia. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Lyrica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 122,481 people who have side effects when taking Lyrica from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 22, 2017
122,481 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 5,013 people (4.09%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lyrica when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 54.99 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.14 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.78 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.78 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.04 %
- 10+ years: 0.26 %
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Lyrica *:
- female: 78.27 %
- male: 21.73 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Lyrica *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.03 %
- 10-19: 0.27 %
- 20-29: 2.95 %
- 30-39: 8.78 %
- 40-49: 23.13 %
- 50-59: 28.59 %
- 60+: 36.25 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Fibromyalgia (966 people, 19.27%)
- Pain (769 people, 15.34%)
- Neuralgia (479 people, 9.56%)
- High Blood Pressure (355 people, 7.08%)
- Neuropathy Peripheral (349 people, 6.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (479 people, 9.56%)
- Xanax (354 people, 7.06%)
- Neurontin (346 people, 6.90%)
- Synthroid (290 people, 5.78%)
- Nexium (266 people, 5.31%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,217 people, 24.28%)
- Dizziness (1,201 people, 23.96%)
- Pain (1,088 people, 21.70%)
- Fatigue (881 people, 17.57%)
- Weakness (676 people, 13.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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