Lyrica and Headache - from FDA reports


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 Cymbalta, and have Fibromyalgia. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Lyrica. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 133,173 people who have side effects when taking Lyrica from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

133,173 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 5,461 people (4.1%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Headache?

Time on Lyrica when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 53.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.96 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.42 %
  • 10+ years: 0.35 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 78.44 %
  • male: 21.56 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.3 %
  • 20-29: 2.91 %
  • 30-39: 8.82 %
  • 40-49: 22.64 %
  • 50-59: 28.78 %
  • 60+: 36.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (1,027 people, 18.81%)
  • Pain (849 people, 15.55%)
  • Neuralgia (515 people, 9.43%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (390 people, 7.14%)
  • High Blood Pressure (384 people, 7.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta (538 people, 9.85%)
  • Xanax (373 people, 6.83%)
  • Neurontin (359 people, 6.57%)
  • Synthroid (317 people, 5.80%)
  • Nexium (287 people, 5.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,319 people, 24.15%)
  • Dizziness (1,288 people, 23.59%)
  • Pain (1,186 people, 21.72%)
  • Fatigue (978 people, 17.91%)
  • Weakness (735 people, 13.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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