Review: could Lyrica cause High Blood Sugar?


Summary

High blood sugar 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 Lantus, and have Pain . We study 119,135 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 322 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Lyrica 121,583 users)

High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, blood glucose increased, drug ineffective, sepsis, hypoglycemia (latest reports from 23,477 High blood sugar patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

119,135 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica.
Among them, 322 people (0.27%) have High Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lyrica cause High blood sugar?

Time on Lyrica when people have High Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 59.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Lyrica *:

  • female: 54.72 %
  • male: 45.28 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Lyrica *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.67 %
  • 20-29: 2.93 %
  • 30-39: 7.53 %
  • 40-49: 13.81 %
  • 50-59: 32.64 %
  • 60+: 41.0 %

Severity if High Blood Sugar when taking Lyrica **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (46 people, 14.29%)
  • Hypertension (39 people, 12.11%)
  • Depression (35 people, 10.87%)
  • Osteoporosis (33 people, 10.25%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (27 people, 8.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lantus (67 people, 20.81%)
  • Lasix (57 people, 17.70%)
  • Aredia (51 people, 15.84%)
  • Nexium (50 people, 15.53%)
  • Aspirin (47 people, 14.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (76 people, 23.60%)
  • Anxiety (65 people, 20.19%)
  • Anaemia (54 people, 16.77%)
  • Nausea (53 people, 16.46%)
  • Osteoarthritis (50 people, 15.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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