Lyrica and Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Headaches 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 Headaches 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 Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause Headaches?

Time on Lyrica when people have Headaches *:

  • < 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 Headaches when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 78.27 %
  • male: 21.73 %

Age of people who have Headaches 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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