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Review: could Lyrica cause High blood potassium level (Hyperkalemia)?

We study 64,323 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 327 have High blood potassium level. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood potassium level and more.

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Lyrica

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,519 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

High blood potassium level

On Oct, 13, 2014: 64,287 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 327 people (0.51%) have High Blood Potassium Level.

Trend of High blood potassium level in Lyrica reports

Time on Lyrica when people have High blood potassium level * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood potassium level71.88%22.92%2.08%0.00%0.00%3.12%0.00%

Gender of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Lyrica * :

FemaleMale
High blood potassium level54.34%45.66%

Age of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Lyrica * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood potassium level0.00%0.00%0.00%1.25%0.62%9.97%15.89%72.27%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (62 people, 18.96%)
  2. Pain (45 people, 13.76%)
  3. Pain in extremity (28 people, 8.56%)
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (25 people, 7.65%)
  5. Neuralgia (25 people, 7.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (48 people, 14.68%)
  2. Acetaminophen (44 people, 13.46%)
  3. Furosemide (44 people, 13.46%)
  4. Aspirin (40 people, 12.23%)
  5. Omeprazole (36 people, 11.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I HAVE HAD A PURITIC RED SPLOTCHY RASH OVER MOST OF MY BODY FOR THREE DAYS NOW. IT ITCHES SOME; BUT NOT SEVERELY. NO OTHER SIGNIFICANT SYMPTOMS.

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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • I have had chronic fatigue since 5 May 2012 - nearly 2 and a half years. Recently stopped Lexapro for depression which I was on for a year and slowly reduced before cessation. Old back problem bulging disk L5/S1 pain left thigh, hip, buttock worst at night. Recently went on tramadol and immediate sleep disturbance. The month before was the best in >2 years when I started Endep.

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  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • After withdrawal from Lyrica after 13 months, I started having burning left ear, hands, arms, and shoulder. I withdrew in June. For the past four months this burning is getting worse. Very severe several hours a day.

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